Aw: Cornyn, DeMint bury the hatchet

DeMint said he will try to foster a spirit of unity in 2012…

“I’m going to work with John,” DeMint said. “We’ve had a number of talks about how we can work together.”

But DeMint and his leadership PAC, the Senate Conservatives Fund, will not shy away from supporting conservative candidates in Democratic states. He noted that conservatives Pat Toomey and Ron Johnson won in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — states that voted Democratic in recent presidential elections.

“I think that John Cornyn and I will probably be on the same page most of the time,” DeMint said. “This time we’re going to get started together.