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South Carolina to weigh special election for Bobby Harrell's seat

...Tuesday's election by seeking a special election."Any such effort would be a misguided attempt to replace a disgraced party leader in defiance of South Carolina law," Harrison said in a statement.But Charleston County GOP chairman John Steinberger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-29/south-carolina-weigh-spe
Georgia roads: Bad, getting worse

...nothing's off the table."The study committee has a bumpy road ahead, as its first meeting last week showed when Tea Party leaders renewed their opposition to any type of tax increase."I don't think there is one silver bullet for any of these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-09/georgia-roads-bad-gettin
Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

...from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a titan of the Washington establishment. But he also garnered backing from tea party leaders and Karen Handel, the tea party favorite who finished third in the May primary.Kingston, 59, ran as an 11-term...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-22/perdue-defeats
Analysis: Ga. voters sought major change with Perdue

...What else didn't work were the dozens of endorsements Kingston collected from former rivals, self-proclaimed tea party leaders and supposed special-interest powerhouses like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Rifle Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-23/ga-voters-sought-major-chang
Handel endorses Kingston ahead of GOP Senate runoff

...reference to Perdue's background heading major companies.A day earlier, Kingston won the endorsement of a major tea party leader, Julianne Thompson. That balances the endorsement earlier this month of him by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-28/handel-endorses-kingston-ahea
Kingston continues political climb

...the National Rifle Association, National Right to Life, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce -- as well as many tea party leaders who generally oppose the chamber. He has a lifetime voting record of 100 percent in accord with the National Conservative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-07/kingston-conti
Conservative challenges

...American values.? Conservatives have had some pretty poor messengers. Since the end of the Reagan era, Republican Party leaders have often been unlikable, inarticulate and laughably untelegenic.? Republicans are expected to have specifics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-28/conservative-challeng
President disrespectful

...ceases to amaze me why Democrats in Congress, especially those in the Senate, continually and habitually allow their party leader, King Obama the Despicable, to treat them with gross disrespect and disdain by circumventing and ignoring them on a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-24/president-disrespectful
SC Democratic leaders take side in Senate race

...against six relatively unknown challengers the same day.Party leaders tend to stay out of their own races to avoid appearing...Democrat," Stamper said of the party's leader.Party leaders are also reminding voters that Stamper pleaded guilty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-17/sc-democratic-leaders-take-si
GOP House candidates talk party leaders at debate

Four Re­pub­licans running for the U.S. House in the 12th Dis­trict disagreed Sunday about how to take the seat from the Dem­ocrats and how to work with leaders of their own party.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-05