Sen. Jim DeMint's endorsement has become the gold standard for true blue conservatives seeking a Senate seat.
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December 10, 2012 The bombshell announcement by South Carolina's Jim DeMint that he will resign his Senate seat could lead to the first black senator from the South since Reconstruction. But how will DeMint's tenure be judged?
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Comedian Stephen Colbert told his supporters to ask South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to name him to replace outgoing Sen. Jim DeMint.
December 8, 2012 Former Florida Republican Gov. Charlie Crist is officially a Democrat; comedian Stephen Colbert is politely but firmly rejected as a potential senator to succeed retiring Republican Jim DeMint because he forgot what South Carolina's state drink is.
Castle and his wife, Jane, thanking supporters Tuesday in Wilmington, Del.
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September 15, 2010 COMMENTARY: The long-time Delaware lawmaker has been a political bridge-builder and at a time of hyper-partisanship his presence in the Senate might have helped get things moving.
July 21, 2009 More on Sen. Jim DeMint's Waterloo allusion...
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