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South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell suspends himself from office

...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 a good...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-11/south-carolina-house-spe
Michelle Obama stumps for Nunn in Ga. Senate race

...directly on the taxpayers' dime in order to deceive Georgians about her true allegiance to President Obama and (Senate Majority Leader) Harry Reid," said Perdue's spokeswoman, Megan Whittemore.Michelle Obama's visit was designed to pump up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-08/michelle-obama-stumps-nunn-ga
'A naked abuse of power'

...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 a Texas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-22/naked-abuse-power
Former Georgia Gov. Zel Miller endorses Nunn's Senate bid

...The one sure way to continue the dysfunction and partisanship in Washington is to vote for Barack Obama and (Senate Majority Leader) Harry Reid's hand-picked candidate," said Perdue spokeswoman Megan Whittemore.The Republican ad campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-14/former-georgia-gov-zel-miller
Isakson chides Nunn about Sen. Harry Reid

...Johnny Isakson needled Michelle Nunn a little Tuesday about her hints that she might not support Sen. Harry Reid for majority leader."The oldest rule in politics and in life is: you can't have it both ways," he said. "You can't say 'I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-08-27/isakson-chides-nunn-about-sen-h
SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell says state grand jury investigation has ended

...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 the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-16/sc-house-speaker-bobby-harrel
Rants & Raves

...her job. She should not be given another job dealing with animals.I AM SO GLAD Harry Reid (the Democratic Senate majority leader) and President Obama have assured America the border is secure. Could you imagine how many people would be entering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-28/rants-raves
Limiting mergers abroad: Obama targets corporate tax loophole

...will not support Walgreen's decision to turn its back on the United States," Durbin wrote.On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid weighed in with a floor speech that called inversions a "corporate citizenship scam."Walgreen's spokesman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/limiting-mergers-abroad-ob
Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

...Perdue in November if he won the nomination, saying that the higher priority is displacing Nevada Sen. Harry Reid as majority leader. Republicans need six more seats to win Senate control and cannot afford to lose retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-22/perdue-defeats
Kingston, Perdue vow teamwork after GOP runoff

...in the United States Senate," Perdue told supporters Sat ur day near Gainesville, taking aim at the Democratic majority leader. For that reason, Perdue said, he would unequivocally back Kingston if the Savannah congressman wins the Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-19/kingston-perdu