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Sources: DeMint wants Rep.
Tim Scott to take his
place in Senate

Hill [Washington,DC], by Cameron Joseph

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 12/6/2012 12:46:29 PM

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) has made it known in South Carolina that he wants Rep. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) to replace him in the Senate, two state Republican sources tell The Hill. The sources, requesting anonymity to speak candidly, say Scott is DeMint´s preference for the seat, though the final decision will be Gov. Nikki Haley´s (R). She will appoint someone to serve out the rest of DeMint´s term after he officially resigns from the Senate to take over the conservative Heritage Foundation in January. An election for the seat will then be held in 2014 for the remaining two

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Kingbubo, 12/6/2012 12:51:19 PM     (No. 9051953)

I can agree with this. Stoopid racist, Repubs.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Yephora, 12/6/2012 12:55:51 PM     (No. 9051962)

The guy probably got tired of banging his head against a brick wall (the Grand Old Putzes).

Sen. DeMint, THANK YOU for all you did to try to rescue America. Blessings.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Coy860, 12/6/2012 1:05:44 PM     (No. 9051979)

Thank you to Sen. DeMint.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/6/2012 4:54:32 PM     (No. 9052339)

DITTOES, #3. It´s a shame to see so much criticism directed toward this brave conservative Senator. It has just shown me why the GOP is adrift, hopelessly adrift. Senator DeMint deserves the promotion!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 12/6/2012 5:44:10 PM     (No. 9052394)

Oddly enough, someone was just asking about that.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: judy, 12/6/2012 7:23:06 PM     (No. 9052571)

A ultra true conservative like DeMint didn´t fit in with the phony rinos in DC. Hope he starts a third party.

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