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UN to let Iran inspect alleged nuke work site

...passed and President Barack Obama vetoed it, opponents would need a two-thirds majority to override it. Even Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, has suggested opponents will likely lose.The White House has denied claims by critics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2015-08-19/un-let-iran-inspect-alleged-n
Trump brings fresh air

...now rife with Republicans in name only. They have Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker John Boehner and a bevy of other elected officials who've made this the rule...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-25/trump-brings-fresh-air
Fix not fight: National Strategic Agenda hinges on bipartisanship

...independent voters. As a result, small but positive bipartisan changes are occurring. New Senate procedures under Majority Leader Mitch McConnell relax restrictions on Democratic floor amendments to Republican bills. House Speaker John Boehner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-18/fix-not-fight-na
Bob Young's House bid starts week of political moves

...notify the media of board meetings.The agency spent the $20 million that ANIC's founder, former Georgia Senate Majority Leader Charles Walker, got from the state to fund the program. It was supposed to get an additional $10 million, but Walker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-07-04/bob-youngs-hous
Senate majority leader asks SC's most powerful politician to step down as chamber's leader

...politician said Tuesday that he has no intention of stepping down as the state Senate's leader, despite Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler's request that he do so.Peeler dropped the bomb at the beginning of the Legislature's special...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-16/senate-majority-leader-asks-scs-mos
SC Senate rejects last-ditch effort to force roads debate

...than $215 million to repair existing roads.Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler said the designation "will help fill...the resolution only if the chamber's minority and majority leaders tell him they have a plan that has enough support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-17/sc-senate-rejects-last-d
House revives Obama's 'fast-track' trade push

...both chambers. His supporters were encouraged by Thursday's events.Setting up votes early next week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., maintained that the measure could be sent to Obama before July 4. He said it would require...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-18/house-revives-obamas-fast-
SC senators advance measure that keeps state government running if there's no budget July 1

...legislators can get a budget in place for 2015-16."It's purely a safety net, not a white flag," said Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler, R-Gaffney, a member of the budget conference committee.Sen. Vincent Sheheen, D-Camden, suggested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-10/sc-senators-advance-measure-k
SC budget unlikely before fiscal year begins

...Before that, it had been at least three decades since a fiscal year started without a budget in place.Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler, R-Gaffney, said the overall budget package must designate at least $300 million toward repairing local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-08/sc-budget-unlikely-fiscal-yea
Georgia seeks 2016 primary payoff

...concerned about government spending and tax policy than social issues like abortion and gay marriage.State Senate Majority Leader Bill Cowsert of Athens summed up what a number of politicians said this week when asked."I also think most Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-05-31/georgia-seeks-2016-primary-payo