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Don't compromise, GOP

...Congress?Right. You mean reach out and work with the Republican Party just like Obama has done? Just like former House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid did during their iron-fisted reigns over Congress, locking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-09/dont-compromise-gop
Why were political polls off mark?

...McLaughlin and Associates, when it failed to detect Virginia voter sentiment that led to the surprise upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the GOP primary there.Cantor's spokeswoman Megan Whittemore then took the same post with Perdue's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-10/why-were-political-polls-mark
South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell suspends himself from office

...of Charleston; and Ways and Means Chairman Brian White, of Anderson. Both Bingham and Merrill are previous House majority leaders.Delleney, a 24-year veteran of the House, characterized the race as "Lucas' to lose.""He's been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-11/south-carolina-house-spe
'A naked abuse of power'

...S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison and then-U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay.The indictment against Delay, the former House majority leader, for allegedly conspiring to break election laws, drew a 2010 conviction that was overturned last year when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-22/naked-abuse-power
Rants & Raves

...intentionally divides us as a nation, civil war and domestic violence are around the corner. LIBERALS ARE DISMAYED that House Majority Leader Cantor lost and Lindsey Graham gets raked over the coals-because both men are "bipartisan" and are willing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-04/rants-raves
Poll: Kingston leads Perdue by 11 points

...undecided vote."He notes that the survey was conducted in the middle of the vote counting in Virginia where House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was upset in a primary."Whether the Cantor loss will somehow impact the Georgia race remains to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-12/poll-kingston-
Sen. Graham: Immigration reform is a must

...passed the Senate last year, said Wednesday that it would be a mistake to scuttle reform efforts after the upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia. Cantor's little-known tea-party challenger focused his challenge on the immigration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-11/sen-graham-immigration-reform
South Carolina Senate postpones vote on ethics compromise

...wanted after two years of effort to pass ethics reform."We wanted more. Our constituents wanted more," said House Majority Leader Bruce Bannister, R-Greenville. "We all wanted independent investigations of public officials, but there is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-05/south-carolina-senate-postpon
SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell says state grand jury investigation has ended

...during their annual conference, held this year in Myrtle Beach."I was very surprised and happy for him," said House Majority Leader Bruce Bannister, R-Greenville.Wilson spokesman Mark Powell said Saturday that he could not comment because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-16/sc-house-speaker-bobby-harrel
Letter: Compromise fades fast

The recent defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by relatively unknown Tea Party challenger Dave Brat has been a wake-up call to mainstream Republicans who thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-19/compromise-fades-fast