Rep. Jim DeMint hugs his wife, Debbie, as their daughter Donna looks on after Mr. DeMint won the U.S. Senate Republican primary runoff by defeating former Gov. David Beasley on Tuesday, June 22, 2004, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain)

Photo by: MARY ANN CHASTAIN

Rep. Jim DeMint hugs his wife, Debbie, as their daughter Donna looks on after Mr. DeMint won the U.S. Senate Republican primary runoff by defeating former Gov. David Beasley on Tuesday, June 22, 2004, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain)