Jim DeMint

James Warren DeMint is an American politician who was a United States Senator from South Carolina from 2005 to 2013. He is a member of the Republican Party and a leading figure in the Tea Party movement. He previously served as the United States Representative for from 1999 to 2005. DeMint resigned from the Senate on January 1, 2013, to become president of The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jim DeMint has 467 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Call-In as a Republican Representative for South Carolina's 4th district. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 78 videos as a Republican Senator for South Carolina. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 12,436 views per program. Most appearances with Lindsey Graham (10), Mike Pence (9), Tom Coburn M.D. (8). Most common tags: Conservatives, South Carolina, Federal Budget.

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President, Heritage Foundation April 3, 2013 - May 2, 2017 Videos: 27 U.S. Senator, R-SC View Map January 3, 2005 - January 1, 2013 Videos: 363 U.S. Representative, R-SC 4th January 3, 1999 - January 3, 2005 Videos: 77 President-Designate, Heritage Foundation January 1, 2013 - April 3, 2013 Videos: 0

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