DeMint resigns from Senate

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

Sen. Jim DeMint, South Carolina Republican, arrives on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington for a closed-door meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Sept. 11 assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and others embassy staff were killed. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Sen. Jim DeMint, South Carolina Republican, arrives on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington for a closed-door meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Sept. 11 assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and others embassy staff were killed. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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