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Confederate symbol debate unresolved

...he said. "Most people are tired of being politically correct."On the other side are legislators like House Democratic Leader Stacey Abrams of Atlanta.She said a statue or monument to King, who lived a 100 years after the Civil War, doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-26/confederate-symbol-debat
Biden testing political waters in Florida

...going through a lot of pain and suffering over the loss of his son," said Steve Shurtleff, the New Hampshire House Democratic leader who backed Biden's unsuccessful 2008 primary campaign. "His brain may be telling him one thing but his heart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-09-02/biden-testing-political-wa
Fix is in to nix MOX

...accord in 2000, thinks nixing MOX is a bad idea, too.The former New Mexico governor said in a letter to Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., that Aerospace has "absolutely no nuclear construction experience or expertise" and that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-09-08/fix-nix-mox
Republican presidential candidates to head to RedState Gathering after first TV debate

...candidates will be discussing poor policies and old-fashioned ideas at the Gathering, and he said the country needs a Democratic leader to win in 2016."If anything, this gathering will prove that the GOP field is nothing more than a dozen or so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-08-05/republican-pre
Huckabee says SC rebel flag not campaign issue

...the Confederate flag has been an issue in previous primaries.Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., who as assistant Democratic leader is the highest-ranking black member of the House, said the flag needs to be removed."That is a flag of rebellion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-21/huckabee-says-sc-rebel-flag-n
Union thinks data breach on federal workers much worse

...670,000 federal employees in departments and agencies throughout the executive branch."Sen. Harry Reid, the Democratic leader, said on the Senate floor Thursday that the December hack was carried out by "the Chinese" without specifying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-11/union-thinks-data-breach-fed
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-
Institute is dedicated to Senate's dealmaker

...Kennedy."Lott noted the irony of his inclusion on the institute's board of directors, along with former Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle. "Yes, a Republican from Mississippi," said Lott, to laughter and applause, "is proud to be here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-04/institute-dedicated-senates-dealmak
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