DeMint, above, will be leaving the Senate soon, but the Senate Conservatives Fund PAC he founded does not plan to search for a new leader. SCF Executive Director Hoskins said its purpose has always been to raise money through the “combined power of the grass roots.”
Correction: The photo caption on an earlier version of this story misstated the name of the group Demint founded. It is the Senate Conservataives Fund.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.