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First Word: Jim DeMint quits

The United Senate became a much saner place today after Sen. Jim DeMint announced his resignation from office to run the Heritage Foundation.
Sen. Jim DeMint (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images File)
Sen. Jim DeMint

The United Senate became a much saner place today after Sen. Jim DeMint announced his resignation from office to run the Heritage Foundation. What does that move say about the Tea Party? We’ll have more on that tonight. Plus, George Takei joins us to talk about taxes.

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