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Jim DeMint
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President of the Heritage Foundation
In office
April 4, 2013 – May 2, 2017
Preceded by Edwin Feulner
Succeeded by Edwin Feulner (Acting)
United States Senator
from South Carolina
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2013
Preceded by Ernest Hollings
Succeeded by Tim Scott
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th district
In office
January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2005
Preceded by Bob Inglis
Succeeded by Bob Inglis
Personal details
Born (1951-09-02) September 2, 1951 (age 70)
Greenville, South Carolina
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Debbie Henderson
Children James
Alma mater University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Clemson University

Jim DeMint (born September 2, 1951) an American politician. He was the United States Senator from South Carolina. He served as senator from 2005 to 2013. He is a member of the U.S. Republican Party. He was in the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2005.

DeMint was born on September 2, 1951 in Greenville, South Carolina. He studied at University of Tennessee, Knoxville and at Clemson University. He is married to Debbie Henderson. They have four children.

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