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James Warren "Jim" DeMint has been a U.S. Senator from South Carolina since 2005. He had previously represented South Carolina's 4th congressional district from 1999 to 2005. He is a member of the Republican Party
(1951 - )

A free and stable Iraq will be a shining light against the shadow of Islamic extremism.
 

Ideas are more powerful than people.
 

If a person wants to be publicly gay, they should not be teaching in the public schools.
 

If we want to secure the best jobs in the future, we must make America the best place in the world to do business.
 

Motorists who want to save money on gas will demand and buy more fuel-efficient vehicles. We should not limit their freedom with more government regulations.
 

One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.
 

Since the dawn of time, traditional marriage - the union between one man and one woman - has been the building block of civilization, and at no point in our nation's history has that foundation been under more severe attack than now.
 

There is no example in the world or from any time in history where the principles of socialism actually worked.
[Socialism]
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Today is a celebration of hope for the Iraqi people. The Iraqi people can now take control of their government and their future by creating a society that protects the rights endowed to us by our creator - life, liberty and freedom.
 

We have been blessed with a healthy, growing economy, with more Americans going back to work, and with our Nation acting as a positive force for good in the world.
[Blessed]
 

We know from our own history that democratic institutions take decades to mature, and we know from past conflicts that freedom is not free.
 

We must now make clear to Lebanon that it will not benefit from U.S. assistance and support as long as it harbors this brutal terrorist and murder.
 

We need comprehensive reform that will make America the best place in the world to invest and do business.