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Pelosi, party of one?

...Yet, on the eve of the Nov. 2 pasting, Nancy Pelosi was insisting Democrats would retain the House and she the powerful speaker's gavel, which puts the bearer third in line to the presidency.That was nutty enough, considering everyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-11-16/pelosi-party-one
Editorials
Power-mad speaker had to go

...House speaker had an inappropriate intimate relationship with an Atlanta Gas Light lobbyist -- at the same time the powerful speaker was advocating a bill beneficial to the company. Though a legislative ethics panel dismissed a complaint against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/04/edi_558007.shtml
Editorials
The speaker's power

...influential chairman of the Appropriations Committee. The public came to believe that Murphy made himself into a powerful speaker. Actually, it was the other way around. The speakership is what made Murphy powerful, second only to the governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/04/edi_362435.shtml
Editorials
Another new agency

...ought not put put everything in the governor's office, says Murphy, and he has a valid point. But it's the powerful speaker and his fellow majority Democrats who are doing just that in many areas, and it's a little late in the game to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/14/edi_284193.shtml
Editorials
'Dialing for money'

...strong support among fellow House members, including powerful Speaker Tom Murphy, D-Bremen. He also is backed by Senate...strong support among fellow House members, including powerful Speaker Tom Murphy, D-Bremen. He also is backed by Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/22/met_224628.shtml
Metro
Ethics reform proposals center stage in Ga.

...Georgia's joint legislative ethics committee in 2007 quickly dismissed a complaint filed against Richardson alleging the powerful speaker had an inappropriate relationship with an Atlanta Gas Light lobbyist at the same time he was pushing a $300 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2009-12-08/ethics-reform-proposals-
Government | Government
Fixing deregulation

...happen when he pushed for the measure that he now describes as "a gross mistake." Fortunately, however, the powerful speaker did not join forces with some of his fellow Democrats in calling for deregulation's repeal, instead wisely opting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/23/edi_340587.shtml
Editorials
Bishop remembered for pursuit of racial, gender equality

...Victor Records," said Mr. Lee, who used to listen to symphonies with him. Mr. Lee said the young rector was a powerful speaker. "I remember vividly how he spoke out boldly for the things he strongly believed in - which did not then happen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/26/ent_211911.shtml
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