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Harry Reid won't seek re-election

...on bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate rather than his own re-election.Reid, 75, lost his role as majority leader - the Senate's top job - when November's elections swept the Republicans into control. He suffered a personal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-27/harry-reid-wont-seek-re-elec
Nicklaus receives Congressional Gold Medal

...Children's Health Care Foundation, which recently pledged $60 million to the Miami Children's Health System.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Nicklaus had a brush with polio as a teenager.McConnell said that as a fellow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-24/nicklaus-receives-congressio
South Carolina governor angers lawmakers with 'shower' comment

...said.The House floor was abuzz over Haley's speech after Realtors started calling members about it, said House Majority Leader Bruce Bannister, R-Greenville.He said he believes it was just a careless comment meant as a joke.But "there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-25/south-carolina-governor-anger
Jack Nicklaus receives Congressional Gold Medal

...Children's Health Care Foundation, which recently pledged $60 million to the Miami Children's Health System.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Nicklaus had a brush with polio as a teenager. McConnell said that as a fellow...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/jack-nicklaus-receives-congres
Gas tax change would hit out-of-state drivers, House speaker says

...punish the 41 Republicans who voted against the transportation plan March 5 in the House. Among those voting no were Majority Leader Larry O'Neal, Majority Whip Matt Ramsey and several committee chairmen."We have, sometimes, different viewpoints...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-20/gas-tax-change-would-hit
Have we learned nothing?

Is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a traitor?After the Revolutionary War, we governed with the Articles of Confederation for 10 or so years. It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-18/have-we-learned-nothing
SC House kills bond plan, approves budget

...Simrill, R-Rock Hill, the chamber's assistant majority leader.He and other GOP leaders say what ultimately killed...and say, 'Do we need to borrow?'" said House Majority Leader Bruce Bannister, R-Greenville.House leaders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-12/sc-house-kills-bond-plan
City Ink: Mayor King Hardie Davis gives us so much to talk about

...anybody likes it or not. So there. EVERYBODY HAS ONE: In response to negative comments about former state Senate Majority Leader Charles Walker after pieces I wrote about him last week, I say:? If every shady politician went to jail, we'd be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-07/city-ink-mayor-
Ga. road-funding vote shows split

...gender and geography didn't hold up. For instance, the bill 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-06/ga-road-funding-vote-sho
Former Georgia Sen. Charles Walker says he'll be active in politics, but won't run 'at this time'

...eight years in federal prison, a near-fatal car crash and months of keeping a low profile, former state Senate Majority Leader Charles Walker is back in the public eye and telling his story.Outwardly, Walker seems to have changed little since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-03/former-georgia-sen-charles-w