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Who will replace Sen. Jim DeMint?

Last updated February 11, 2016

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Furman political science professor Brent Nelsen was quoted in a Politico article about the chances that Rep. Tim Scott would be chosen to replace Jim DeMint, the South Carolina Senator who resigned to take a job running The Heritage Foundation.  If so, Scott, a conservative black Republican, would be the first African-American senator from the South since Reconstruction.

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