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By Josh Voorhees (@JoshVoorhees)
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The Beltway story of the day wasn't about the fiscal cliff. At least not directly. Washington Post: "Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), a leading conservative voice in the Senate, will resign his seat in January to become the next president of the conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation, a sudden move with far-reaching implications. ... DeMint’s departure comes during a critical moment for the conservative movement ...