Jim DeMint Facts
Junior United States Senator from South Carolina
- James Warren "Jim" DeMint is the junior United States Senator from [South Carolina]].
- He is serving since 2005.
- He was born on September 2, 1951.
- He is a member of the Republican Party and a leading member in the Tea Party movement.
- He previously served as the United States Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district from 1999 to 2005.
- He worked in the field of market research.
- In 1983 he founded The Demint Group, a research firm based in Greenville, and ran the company until 1998 when he entered Congress.
- On December 6, 2012, he announced plans to resign from the Senate in early January 2013 to become president of The Heritage Foundation.