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Congress expected to uphold promised veto by President Obama

...Schakowsky spoke hours after Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., a veteran Jewish lawmaker in line to succeed retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, declared that he would support the resolution of disapproval that Republican leaders are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-07/congress-expected-uphold-promised-v
In split with Obama, Sen. Chuck Schumer opposes Iran deal

...the diplomatic solution."Schumer's split with Obama was remarkable for a senior leader in line to replace Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., after he retires at the end of next year. His decision also put him at odds with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-07/split-obama-sen-chuck-schumer-o
Senate minority leader might give up the fight

...every now and then. For the past four years, Senate Minority Leader Eric Johnson, R-Savannah, has been one of his...policy," Mr. Johnson said. Of course, being Senate minority leader also has its perks: Unlike most other state legislators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/18/met_334156.shtml
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South Carolina's 'disappointing' legislative session ends without a state budget

...potholes, the backups, the deplorable condition of the interstates, and that issue is not resolved," said Senate Minority Leader Nikki Setzler, D-West Columbia.State law required the regular session to end at 5 p.m. Thursday.Lawmakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-04/south-carolinas-disappoi
Ex-UGA president headed to Pepperdine

...Tennessee Gov. Lamar Alexander and chief of staff for U.S. Sen. Howard Baker of Tennessee when Baker was Senate Minority Leader. "I am honored and delighted at this stage in my career to have the opportunity to serve an organization that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-12/ex-uga-president-headed-pepp
SC budget unlikely before fiscal year begins

...House proposal would send $150 million."We're in an unusual and awkward situation" with the budget, said Senate Minority Leader Nikki Setzler, D-West Columbia.That's largely because the road-funding debate brought the Senate to a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-08/sc-budget-unlikely-fiscal-yea
Book notes

...he would write about some of his political rivals, from President Obama to his Democratic counterpart in the Senate, Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, McConnell said the book would be a "candid assessment of the people I've worked with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-05-30/former-usc-aiken-profess
Harry Reid won't seek re-election

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced this morning he will not run for another term in 2016, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-27/harry-reid-wont-seek-re-elec
Many of Deal's top aides, executive branch officials get pay raises

...Quentin Hutchins, an Atlanta Public Schools bus driver who could lose health insurance benefits with the proposal.Senate Minority Leader Steve Henson cast the raises as incorporating into government the worst abuses of the private sector in an era...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-28/many-deals-top-aides-executiv
Haley insists SC can afford to cut income taxes

...crisis during the downturn.South Carolina is still digging out from those deep, recession-era cuts, said Senate Minority Leader Nikki Set zler, D-West Columbia.The state is sending public colleges $300 million less than it did in 2008...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-23/haley-insists-sc-can-aff