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December 6, 2012 8:05 AM
We'll miss you, Jim DeMint!
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Politico reports:

Sen. Jim DeMint abruptly announced plans to resign his South Carolina Senate seat to run the conservative Heritage Foundation, a stunning move that could have repercussions in the chamber and in Senate GOP primaries across the country.

The tea party leader made the announcement that he’d replace Ed Feulner as president of the Heritage Foundation in January.

“It’s been an honor to serve the people of South Carolina in United States Senate for the past eight years, but now it’s time for me to pass the torch to someone else and take on a new role in the fight for America’s future,” he said in a statement. Facebook Fark Furl
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