The Big Conversation:
Intrigue over a former Texas politician's high-profile parting with a major Tea Party group continues to build.
Mother Jones reported Monday that former U.S. House Majority Leader Dick Armey had resigned as chairman of FreedomWorks, an influential Washington-based conservative group, due to a rift over the organization's future.
"The top management team of FreedomWorks was taking a direction I thought was unproductive, and I thought it was time to move on with my life," said Armey, who represented North Texas in Congress from 1985 to 2003.
A day later, The Associated Press reported that ...