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Nation's future bleak

...president lives in a fantasy land, along with Vice President Joe Biden, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin and our old-guard Republicans in name only.Our future looks very bleak.William ZimmermanHephzibah

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-08/nations-future-bleak
Who will pay the freight?

...working full-time jobs?President Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, et al., think they simply need to keep raising taxes to pay for all of the government "handouts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-02-25/who-will-pay-freight
New bill expected as Georgia lawmakers revive effort to expand gun rights

...after a conference committee was appointed to negotiate a deal between competing versions in the House and Senate.Senate Majority Whip Cecil Staton, R-Macon, and Rep. John Meadows, R-Calhoun, were both part of that committee and said Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-13/new-bill-expected-georgi
Blame game escalates; student loan bill fails again in Senate

...on students and make up the lost revenue by closing a variety of tax loopholes.On Wednesday night, however, Senate Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin, Illinois Democrat, hosted a meeting of several key lawmakers of both parties. According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/blame-game-escalates-student-loan-bill-fai
Senators split on letting local voters decide

...he polled Republican voters in Gwinnett County who overwhelmingly told him they wanted to vote on it locally.Senate Majority Whip Cecil Staton, R-Macon, said he expected to poll GOP senators informally on the issue. Caucus votes are carried...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
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Bills die after missing cutoff

...witnesses or members of the public testified about the bills. Four factors go into scheduling decisions, according to Senate Majority Whip Mitch Seabaugh, R-Sharpsburg, a member of the Senate Rules Committee. One is that there m ight not be time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/14/met_514632.shtml
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Senator wants law to let guns into churches

...including churches. "In 1770, Georgia passed a law that required you to bring your gun to church," said Senate Majority Whip Mitch Seabaugh, R-Sharpsburg, who is leading a committee charged with recommending changes to state gun laws...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/30/rel_471338.shtml
Your Faith
Across Georgia

...to Georgia Lottery employees. The Lottery board approved nearly $3 million in bonuses to employees this year. Senate Majority Whip Mitch Seabaugh filed legislation Friday that, among other things, would mandate that all Lottery spending, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/16/met_176953.shtml
Metro
News Analysis: Senator's solution turns sour

...R-Sharpsburg, isn't a lawyer, but he is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee by virtue of his position as Senate majority whip. He noticed in the past two rounds of statewide judicial elections for the Supreme Court and a seat on the Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/12/met_119998.shtml
Metro
Bill would end income taxes, boost sales tax

...with a slightly higher sales tax under a constitutional amendment introduced this week by Sen. Mitch Seabaugh. Senate majority whip Mr. Seabaugh, R-Sharpsburg acknowledges that passage of his proposal won't happen this session, which has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/16/met_116732.shtml
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