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Romney's call for SC Confederate flag removal sets off debate in GOP 2016 class

...should allow the families of the loved ones to bury their dead."South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of four Republican senators running for president, said he's open to revisiting the decision to use the flag, but it "is a part of who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-20/romneys-call-sc-confederate-flag-re
Senate majority leader asks SC's most powerful politician to step down as chamber's leader

...D-Columbia, proposed allowing legislators to take up the road-funding bill in the special session, but four Republican senators who oppose a gas tax increase objected."I'm convinced the only way we'll get a roads bill out is to start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-16/senate-majority-leader-asks-scs-mos
S.C. Senate takes up road funding bill at last

...bill is still far from certain.Sen. Sean Bennett, R-Summerville, explained a proposed compromise that many Republican senators hope will escape Gov. Nikki Haley's veto. It links an increase in the gas tax ? which would be the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-27/sc-senate-takes-road-funding-bill-l
South Carolina Senate panel's debate on roads could predict floor fight

...cut income taxes by $51 million.The Senate plan currently has no restructuring or income tax cut. And several Republican senators weren't happy.Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, introduced an amendment that would cut income taxes by 2 percentage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-28/south-carolina-senate-pa
Iran letter dangerous

...in a speech to Congress last week.In another effort to subvert Obama's tentative terms and agreements, 47 Republicans senators, organized by freshman Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, sent a signed letter to the leaders of the Islamic Republic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-14/iran-letter-dangerous
Road-funding bill suffers defeat in SC Senate

...Majority Leader Harvey Peeler, R-Gaffney, urged senators to give him more time to work toward a compromise with Republican senators who won't support the proposal as written. The bill raises an additional $800 million yearly for roads through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-30/road-funding-bill-suffers-def
They can't all be traitors

The far left and its lapdog media hit the ceiling when 47 Republican senators notified Iran of their role in judging any nuclear weapons accord. The media tried to paint the senators as traitors.The truth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-30/they-cant-all-be-trai
Senators' letter superb

...response when U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi went to Syria and undermined President Bush?I applaud what these 47 Republican senators did, but I also am disappointed it was not many more, because this country is being harmed tremendously by a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-24/senators-letter-superb
S.C. GOP reps press California schools to affirm status of student religious groups

...Republican congressmen, Mark Sanford, Trey Gowdy, Joe Wilson, Mick Mulvaney, Tom Rice and South Carolina's two Republican senators, Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott."We believe that religious student organizations have the right to determine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-06/sc-gop-reps-press-califor
Reid opposes Obama's court pick for Georgia bench

...past 10 years" in state courts.Boggs was nominated as part of an agreement between Obama and Geor gia's two Republican senators, Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss, to fill seven vacancies on the bench in the state.Isakson said the agreement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/reid-opposes-obamas-court-pic