DeMint resigns from Senate

Sen. Jim DeMint said Thursday he’ll resign from the Senate to run the Heritage Foundation.

Vice President Dick Cheney waves to the crowd with Rep. Jim DeMint (right), South Carolina Republican, at a fundraising dinner for Mr. DeMint's senatorial race at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Friday, July 23, 2004, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. (AP Photo/Willis Glassgow)

Vice President Dick Cheney waves to the crowd with Rep. Jim DeMint (right), South Carolina Republican, at a fundraising dinner for Mr. DeMint's senatorial race at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Friday, July 23, 2004, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. (AP Photo/Willis Glassgow)

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