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Across the region

...other newsSOUTH CAROLINA'S HIGHEST court says that the state's top prosecutor has the authority to investigate House Speaker Bobby Harrell. The state Supreme Court said in a unanimous ruling Wednesday that Attorney General Alan Wilson properly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/across-region
South Carolina Supreme Court mulls case that pits Attorney General Alan Wilson against House Speaker Harrell

...court judge was right to halt an investigation into House Speaker Bobby Harrell because state prosecutors had presented...behavior here has been very strange to me."Harrell, House speaker since 2005, has characterized the allegations and investigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-24/south-carolina-supreme-court-
Georgia bar wants Georgia House speaker investigated

...Georgia has asked for an investigation into Re pub lican House Speaker David Ralston.A petition filed in state Supreme Court...disbarment.Ralston spokesman Mar shall Guest said the House speaker vigorously defends his professional reputation and will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-26/georgia-bar-wants-house-speak
Harrell raises South Carolina judicial independence questions

...ethics panel ? has the singular authority to investigate House Speaker Bobby Harrell.The justices' decision will have implications...allegations that Harrell ? a Charleston Re publican and House speaker since 2005 ? used his influence to get a permit for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-21/harrell-raises-sc-judici
South Carolina judge sides with 'robo-calls'

...political consultant was arrested in 2010 after robocalls comparing one female Democratic statehouse candidate to then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi were traced to him.One call asked listeners if a Democratic candidate should invite Pelosi to campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-24/sc-judge-sides-robo-calls
Ethics reform bill dies on last day of SC session

...outcry to force lawmakers to create an independent ethics panel. He said that may result from a pending case against House Speaker Bobby Harrell, whatever its outcome. Attorney General Alan Wilson sent allegations to the state grand jury that Harrell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-19/ethics-reform-bill-dies-last-
Judge weighs House speaker's case

COLUMBIA - A judge on Friday said he'll need about a week to consider whether a case against House Speaker Bob by Harrell should be handled by a legislative panel instead of in the state's courts.For more than an hour Friday, Cir...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-02/judge-weighs-house-speakers-c
Judge tosses case against SC House speaker

COLUMBIA - A judge on Monday dismissed a corruption case against House Speaker Bobby Harrell, ruling that it must first be considered by a legislative panel before state prosecutors could touch it and saying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-12/judge-tosses-case-against-sc-
Ideological purity or a stronger economy? Partisanship hurting progress

...bluntly put it, "It's hard to sell your economic agenda if they think you're going to deport their grandmother." House Speaker John Boehner has tried without success to get his House Republican colleagues to address immigration reform.Wrapping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-06-01/ideological-puri
Shaking up the republic

...debt and immigration were not simpatico with those in his district.Not only did Cantor ? who was in line to be House speaker ? ignore his constituency, he even accepted an invitation this spring to an anti-Tea Party confab in Amelia Island...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-11/shaking-republic