November 14, 2009 5:36 PM

Honduras shows Latin America's 'strongman' is Jim DeMint

After demanding for months that deposed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya be restored to power, senior State Department officials now say they'll accept the outcome of Nov. 29 elections in the Central American country even if Zelaya doesn't reclaim his post. Why the turnaround? Thank, or blame, South Carolina Republican Jim DeMint.

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