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DeMint’s resignation jump-starts S.C. campaign season

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Let the death match begin.

In South Carolina — a one-party state that still produces some of the country’s meanest, weirdest political battles — the resignation of Senator Jim DeMint, a Republican, means that the 2014 campaign season started Thursday.

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