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Senate Republicans meet in secret after Davis' filibuster against gas tax increase continues

...After another frustrating day of not getting anywhere, Republicans in the South Carolina Senate called a closed-door meeting...Leader Harvey Peeler immediately called for the chamber's 28 Republicans to meet him for a closed-door caucus meeting in the conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-26/senate-republicans-meet-
Nebraksa governor vetoes bill to abolish state's death penalty

...scheduled for this afternoon, but the Republican governor has been talking to individual...Attorney General Doug Peterson, a fellow Republican, said state officials should keep the...said Sen. Beau McCoy, an Omaha Republican who supports capital punishment.Sen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-26/nebraksa-governor-vetoes-bill-aboli
Metro | The Augusta Chronicle

...babies killed in abortions since Roe v. Wade? COLUMBIA, S.C. - After another frustrating day of not getting anywhere, Republicans in the South Carolina Senate called a closed-door meeting to see if they can reach an agreement on how to spend extra...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/metro
Elections | The Augusta Chronicle

...Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events calendar ATLANTA -- As delegates gather at this weekend's Republican state convention in Athens, a first-time candidate and the winner of Georgia's '08 primary top the list of presidential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections
Kirby: Alamanac, library meeting takes me back

...onetime West Virginia congressman and foreign diplomat who was also the 1924 Democratic Party candidate for president against Republican Calvin Coolidge.Coolidge won despite losing Richmond County 3,146 votes to 1,246. OTHER ITEMS: The entire state of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/kirby-alamanc-library-meeting
Evans High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...school students, even those who will be able to vote this year, haven't been as caught up in the volatile race for the Republican presidential nomination as some adults. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/columbia-county-boar
Be kind to environment

...While logic, common sense, science and religion all support being good stewards to our planet, too many conservative Republicans refuse to entertain the theory that the behavior of humankind has an effect on our environment and climate. I propose to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-21/be-kind-environment
A height of hypocrisy

...case.If the issue were abortion, and the candidate were Republican, the media would be apoplectic over the gall of single-issue...in recent history, Supreme Court justices appointed by Republicans have often confounded the president who appointed them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-23/height-hypocrisy
TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

...returned calls seeking comment Friday.Several Arkansas Republicans have rallied behind the Duggar family, which is still engaged...Duggar attended the kickoff event earlier this month for Republican presidential nominee Mike Huckabee, who supported the family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-22/tlc-pulls-duggar-family-seri
School funding question top task for Deal's education panel

...demonstrate how compensating for those student characteristics will affect the "base" amount available statewide.Deal, a Republican, has said overhauling school funding will be the focus of his second and final term in office throughout the 2014 governors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-23/school-funding-question-