Is He Or Isn’t He?

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The Senator from the Tea Party, Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) is coming into focus at the heart of the controversy over $50,000 in funding for Charleston Harbor that was cut as part of the Budget deal. Dems are bashing him for killing funding for jobs in his home state as part of his anti-earmark crusade. But Republicans like Sen. Graham say that’s not true and that behind the scenes DeMint is helping to get those funds back.

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