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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
SC lawmakers study school ruling

...to answer a ruling on a 21-year-old case."It's going to take some time if it's done right," said Senate Minority Leader Nikki Setzler, D-West Columbia. "It will take a huge, huge, bipartisan effort."The order called the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-28/sc-lawmakers-study-school
Democrats signal Georgia Senate race still in play

...2 million to help Alison Lundergan Grimes, who has seen her support erode in the polls as she looks to oust Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell."The good news is that they are not pulling out of Georgia but they are doubling down," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
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...

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
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
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