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Isakson chides Nunn about Sen. Harry Reid

...Perdue had accused her of seeking to become a rubber stamp for Reid.Isakson said he is personally supporting Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.But McConnell has drawn his own critics, especially among the conservative wing of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-08-27/isakson-chides-nunn-about-sen-h
Former Sen. Howard Baker Jr. famous for Watergate, dies at 88-years-old

...President Jimmy Carter.Bipartisan Policy Center's Co-founder and former Senator Dole, who replaced Baker as Senate Republican leader in 1985, said, "Howard's reputation as the 'Great Conciliator' was well earned. He was a person you could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-26/ex-sen-howard-baker-dies
Jack Kingston's Senate runoff loss means less clout in Washington for Georgia

...really think the Lord's going to open a door," Kingston said.His friend Eric Johnson in Savannah, a former Republican leader of the Georgia Senate, said Kingston might have little desire to run another statewide campaign. Johnson ran for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-27/jack-kingstons
Obama administration posts low health care sign-ups

...to see as Obamacare implodes how everybody's running for cover," said Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. And Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said, "Obviously, panic has set in on the other side."The administration has staked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-13/obama-administration-posts-l
Cruz is the new McCarthy

...within the leadership of the Republican Party. Oh no, you say, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is from the Tea Party, not a Republican leader. Tell that to Sarah Palin and others who argue that Cruz is the new leader of the Republicans.They point out how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-28/cruz-new-mccarthy
House won't vote before midnight on 'cliff' deal

...Monday evening on other bills. They say that will be their only votes of the day.President Barack Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday they are near a deal to avoid wide-ranging tax increases and spending cuts - the fiscal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-12-31/house-wont-vote-midnight
Burned

...just a year from the all-important midterm elections ? and they ended up with more spending, not less: Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell ran into the Treasury Wednesday night and grabbed some $2 billion in pork for his old Kentucky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-10-18/burned
Senate approves fiscal cliff legislation 89-8

...long to come to an agreement, and this shouldn't be the model for how we do things around here," said Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, who negotiated the agreement with Vice President Joe Biden.Shortly after the Senate vote, President...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-31/democrats-say-fiscal-cliff
House passes 'fiscal cliff' bill

...recognition of the former senator's role as the lead Democratic negotiator in final compromise talks with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.In addition to neutralizing middle class tax increases and spending cuts taking effect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2013-01-01/house-passes-fiscal-cliff-
House, Senate pass bill; awaits President's signature

...Leader Harry Reid, declaring that the nation "came to the brink of disaster" before sealing an agreement.Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, who negotiated the deal with Reid, emphasized that it preserved a round of spending cuts negotiated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-16/congress-voting-avoid-default-open-