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Mel Martinez takes on Jim DeMint

"He defines success differently than I would," Martinez said of the South Carolina Republican who has championed Marco Rubio and said he'd rather have a minority of like-minded Republicans in the Senate, than what he considers soft Republicans.

"I would say success is how many R's we put into the Republican side of the ledger," Martinez said, according to the Huffington Post. "He views that it is better to lose and have people that actually stand up 100 percent in line with his point of view."