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Racist Immigration Disaster As Jim DeMint Botches His Heritage Debut

05/12/2013 02:18 pm ET | Updated Jul 12, 2013
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The Heritage Foundation was supposed to be where Jim DeMint expanded his influence. Drawing on the lessons of his term-and-change in the United States Senate representing South Carolina - DeMint stunned Washington by resigning on January 1 to take the helm of the influential, nonprofit think tank - he would use the new post to shape the national debate on a whole host of issues, and bring his brand of right-wing conservatism to bear on the Republican Party.

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