Jim DeMint to Resign From Senate

Sen. Jim DeMint, the South Carolina Republican and ideological leader of conservatives who identify with the Tea Party on Capitol Hill, is leaving the U.S. Senate to head an influential conservative think tank. DeMint will leave the Senate in January to be president of The Heritage Foundation, according to a statement released today by his office. "I'm leaving the Senate now, but I'm not leaving the fight," DeMint said in the statement. "I've decided to join The Heritage Foundation at a time...Full Story
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