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Confederate symbol debate unresolved

...groups on both sides without the need for legislative involvement, according to his spokesman Kaleb McMichen.Senate Majority Leader Bill Cowsert, when asked if he anticipates legislation in January regarding Stone Mountain or other symbols replied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-26/confederate-symbol-debat
Ga. lawmakers question lottery payouts to HOPE scholarships

...in the scratch-off games with the larger, instant prizes than the more profitable games based on drawings.Senate Majority Leader Bill Cowsert, R-Athens, challenged her."What keeps coming back to me is the fact that the lottery is compelled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-15/ga-lawmakers-question-lo
GOP needs an action figure

...Republicans' political ideologies were as unshakable, GOP House Speaker John Boehner wouldn't be resigning, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wouldn't wonder if he's next.They have themselves to blame. Not in recent political history...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-09-30/gop-needs-action-figu
No shutdown: House approves bill to keep government open

...similar fight over implementing Obama's health care law sparked a 16-day shutdown two years ago that Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and other top Republicans did not want to repeat in election season. McConnell is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-30/no-shutdown-house-approves-b
Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes

...Iran's nuclear program in exchange for hundreds of billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., grudgingly acknowledged that his side would not be able to block the deal after Obama...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-09-02/obama-seals-iran-deal-win-
UN to let Iran inspect alleged nuke work site

...passed and President Barack Obama vetoed it, opponents would need a two-thirds majority to override it. Even Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, has suggested opponents will likely lose.The White House has denied claims...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2015-08-19/un-let-iran-inspect-alleged-n
Bob Young's House bid starts week of political moves

...notify the media of board meetings.The agency spent the $20 million that ANIC's founder, former Georgia Senate Majority Leader Charles Walker, got from the state to fund the program. It was supposed to get an additional $10 million, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-07-04/bob-youngs-hous
Senate majority leader asks SC's most powerful politician to step down as chamber's leader

...powerful politician said Tuesday that he has no intention of stepping down as the state Senate's leader, despite Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler's request that he do so.Peeler dropped the bomb at the beginning of the Legislature's special...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-16/senate-majority-leader-asks-scs-mos
Book notes

...between residences in Georgia and New York.Leader of Senate writing a memoirNEW YORK - Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, is working on a memoir.The Kentucky Republican told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he will tell his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-05-30/former-usc-aiken-profess
Senate kills $237 million bill to borrow

...Part of Haley's criticism of the chambers' bonding packages has been over their committee approval process.Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler called his amendment a more reasoned approach. If the House agrees to it, the committee - made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-12/senate-kills-237-million-bill-borro