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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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GOP blocks Democrats' minimum wage try in Senate

...allowing construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas, Republicans said.Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said of the bill's supporters: "These are the same Washington Democrats who have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-30/gop-blocks-democrats-minim
Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

...the law is inflicting - like higher premiums, smaller provider networks and canceled policies, according to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky."It's long past time for Washington Democrats to work with us to remedy the mess...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-17/obama-8-million-signed-healt
Making way for the new Edsel

...exemptions to help Democrats out politically ... it's basically become the legal equivalent of Swiss cheese," Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said.Indeed, would such shenanigans be necessary if the ACA was truly wonderful legislation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-28/making-way-new-edsel
Democrats should start entitlement reform with Social Security fix

...government shutdown. Whether Tea Party loyalists accept it or not, the shutdown damaged the Republican Party.Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell recalled an old Kentucky saying: "There is no education in the second kick of a mule." The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-11-17/democrats-should
Republicans are sore losers

...calling this what it is? This Republican shutdown is simply the latest way House Majority Leader John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are acting out their declaration to make President Obama a one-term president, even if it takes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-10-08/republicans-are-sore-los
So just call it 'Romneycare'

...love it, and the state has had no problem in switching to Affordable Care. This is true for many states, even Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's Kentucky. Tellingly, these states want the plan to succeed.Hearing the pounding chant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-22/so-just-call-it-romneyca
America, 'happiness is coming'

...committed and courageous, they've got some purely awful salesmen for the product. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell ? who, in the absence of a Republican president, are the face of the party ? aren't all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-18/america-happiness-com
Stokes to challenge Deal for governor

...be challenging Deal.Stokes served 10 years in the state Senate, and later was a DeKalb County commissioner. Senate Minority Leader Steve Henson, D-Tucker, said Stokes will be a knowledgeable and experienced candidate, but added he wouldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
Congressional budget office: Minimum wage hike raises income for over 16.5M but cost 500K jobs

...million Americans should be kept from having a job ? beyond the work already lost due to Obamacare," said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., using a nickname for Obama's 2010 health care overhaul.Democrats cited other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-18/minimum-wage-increase-rais