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Senate panel to consider firing SC State trustees, appointing new board

...proposal filed by Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, the state's most powerful legislator; the chamber's Democratic leader and graduates of South Carolina's only public historically black college.Leatherman filed the proposal last week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-24/senate-panel-consider-fir
South Carolina senators join the call to replace leadership of financially troubled SC State

...school's entire board with a temporary one appointed by him and other lawmakers. Co-sponsors include the chamber's Democratic leader and two senators who graduated from S.C. State.The board would decide whether to fire embattled President Thomas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/south-carolina-senators-join-
Ga. road-funding vote shows split

...has the support of the Republican speaker but not the majority leader or majority whip. On the other hand, the Democratic leader did support it.Many legislators voted against it from the three regions like Augusta's that had enacted a regional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-06/ga-road-funding-vote-sho
Tea party faithful to hear from potential presidential candidates at South Carolina convention

...offered similar sentiments; speakers mostly avoided calling out specific figures other than President Obama and some Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill, but they offered a fiery defense of policies that have come to define the tea party and the conservative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-17/tea-party-faithful-hear-
Here's why the GOP won Georgia

...Georgia's made it loud and clear tonight that we want to stop the failed policies of Barack Obama and (Senate Democratic Leader) Harry Reid," he said.Looking ahead, the GOP feels optimistic. Isakson has already printed bumper stickers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-05/heres-why-gop-
Michelle Nunn attacks David Perdue in U.S. Senate debate

...much as double digits.Perdue was less aggressive Thursday, aiming most of his barbs at the president and Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid for refusing to consider proposals from the Republican-controlled House of Representatives. It wasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-08
Limiting mergers abroad: Obama targets corporate tax loophole

...the law.Senate Democrats picked up the call this week, with Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the second-ranking Democratic leader, sending a letter to Walgreen President and CEO Gregory Wasson urging him and his board to reconsider the overseas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/limiting-mergers-abroad-ob
No runoff lets Republicans focus on Rep. Barrow

...Allen said.His words echo a strategy tried before by Anderson and other Republicans ? to tie Barrow to Obama and Democratic leaders who are unpopular with many 12th District voters. It's a line of attack Barrow has proven skilled at deflecting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-25/no-runoff-lets-republicans-fo
Obama has sold us out

...from moving forward.Most television news networks have condoned the lies and deceit coming from the president and Democratic leaders for the past six years, keeping we the people from hearing the truth.The latest despicable insult to the nation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-07/obama-has-sold-us-out
SC Democratic leaders take side in Senate race

South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Jamie Harrison is prominently backing state Sen. Brad Hutto in next month's primary over unknown businessman Jay Stamper for the seat now held by Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-17/sc-democratic-leaders-take-si