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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
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
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
Gov. Nathan Deal said there was no tampering in ethics investigation

...said.Democrats and government watchdog groups called for an investigation into the governor and his office. Senate Minority Leader Steve Henson said the allegations raise serious questions about the independence of the ethics commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-19/gov-nathan-deal-said-there-wa