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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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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Lottery workers' bonuses draw ire

...financially solvent. House Higher Education Committee Chair Bill Hembree said the figures were "insane" and Senate Majority Whip Mitch Seabaugh called the bonuses "absolutely absurd" and said he wanted to re-examine the group's structure...
A general disgrace

...their jabs in early. Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York mocked Petraeus' strategy as a "policy of desperation." Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin and others snidely dismissed the general's account by calling it "the Bush report." And during...
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...
Senate passes biodiesel bill

...The four dissenting votes came from GOP leaders, including Senate President Pro Tem Eric Johnson of Savannah and Senate Majority Whip Mitch Seabaugh of Sharpsburg, who were concerned about imposing the mandate on local governments. Mr. Seabaugh...