** FILE ** In this June 17, 2011 photo, Sen. Jim DeMint, South Carolina Republican, speaks in New Orleans. DeMint announced Dec. 6, 2012, that he is resigning to take over at Heritage Foundation. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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** FILE ** In this June 17, 2011 photo, Sen. Jim DeMint, South Carolina Republican, speaks in New Orleans. DeMint announced Dec. 6, 2012, that he is resigning to take over at Heritage Foundation. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)