Republican from South Carolina
Jim DeMint is a U.S. Senator from South Carolina.
Recent statements involving Jim DeMint
The debt-ceiling bill "doesn’t cut the debt. It will add about $7 trillion in new debt over the next 10 years."
Says U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is responsible for "over $14 trillion in debt."
"We've got more revenue than we ever have."
"From 2003 to 2006, 'Sesame Street' made more than $211 million from toy and consumer product sales."
Recent stories featuring Jim DeMint
Move over, Elmo. After last week’s outbreak of truthiness, no one can be more tickled than PolitiFact Georgia.
Partisans were on target about subjects as disparate as county budget cuts and "Sesame Street," which launched the career of the Muppet that inspired the Tickle Me Elmo doll. They even fared well on the contentious issues of illegal immigration and abortion. The sole exception was President Barack Obama on Social Security checks.
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We check out two Republican claims on the stimulus bill and find both are wrong.
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