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May 13, 2010 1:19 PM

Commentary: Does DeMint want McConnell's GOP leadership role?

After endorsing Rand Paul in Kentucky's Republican Senate primary last Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina issued a statement saying, "Senator (Mitch) McConnell and I are on different sides in this race, but I support him as our leader." McConnell, the Senate minority leader, had endorsed Secretary of State Trey Grayson a day earlier.

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