Jim DeMint: "Falling In Love With America Again"

Jim DeMint: "Falling In Love With America Again"

The former South Carolina senator, Tea Party leader and current CEO of the Heritage Foundation argues that conservative ideas are at the heart of what America is all about.

Jim DeMint served in the U.S. Senate from 2005-2013. The South Carolina Republican resigned to become head of the Heritage Foundation. During his years in Congress - which included three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives - DeMint was known as a staunch social and fiscal conservative. A Tea Party favorite, he also became known for his battles with more establishment Republicans. In a new book, DeMint argues that free enterprise, limited government and traditional values are not just conservative ideas. They reflect what America is all about. Guest host Susan Page sits down for a conversation with Jim DeMint.

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Jim DeMint

former U.S. senator from South Carolina (2005-2013) and current president and CEO of the Heritage Foundation.

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Excerpted from "Falling in Love with America Again" by Jim DeMint. Copyright © 2014 by Jim DeMint. Excerpted by permission of Center Street. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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