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Haley calls for Confederate flag to come down

...flag's removal."Last week's terrorizing act of violence shook the very core of every South Carolinian," State House Speaker Jay Lucas said earlier Monday. "Moving South Carolina forward from this terrible tragedy requires a swift resolution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/haley-calls-confederate-flag
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham makes move toward presidential run

...has been a close ally of Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee who lost to Obama.Former state House Speaker David Wilkins will head Graham's organization. Wilkins was chairman of President George W. Bush's 2004 campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-29/south-carolina-sen-linds
Meeting at podium

South Carolina Gov. David Beasley (right) and state House Speaker David Wilkins of Greenville meet at the podium Wednesday at the North Augusta Community Center. The event was a campaign barbecue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/16/met_216079.shtml
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A Hand in history

PELHAM, Ga. - Elsie Hand knows a thing or two about Georgia, and she should. She's the widow of a state House speaker, a former member of the state Board of Regents and even served as mayor of this southwest Georgia community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/14/ent_206772.shtml
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A Hand in history

PELHAM, Ga. - Elsie Hand knows a thing or two about Georgia, and she should. She's the widow of a state House speaker, a former member of the state Board of Regents and even served as mayor of this southwest Georgia community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/13/ent_206731.shtml
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NJ Gov. Chris Christie visits South Carolina

...and the District of Columbia.Earlier in the day, he attended a private fundraiser in Wilmington, N.C., for state House Speaker Thom Tillis, who is trying to unseat Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan in November.Christie appeared with Tillis at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-09-16/nj-gov-chris-christie-visits-south-
Former state House speaker charged with having gun at Atlanta airport

A former speaker of the Georgia House faces charges of having a gun at a security checkpoint in Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, court records show.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-25/former-state-house-speaker-ch
Former ambassador to lead Haley's team

...taking over from Gov. Mark Sanford. He leaves office in January under a two-term limit.Wilkins, a former state House speaker, was presiding when Sanford famously carried pigs to the doors of the chamber to protest how budget vetoes were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
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Across Georgia

...federal prosecutor for 43 Southern counties. This time, his office is investigating the use of campaign funds by state House Speaker Terry Coleman, trying to determine whether he used some donor money to make payments on an apartment in Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/18/met_372957.shtml
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School choice unlikely to pass this year

...the matter recommended more probing. It took hours, but the 13-member panel finally had a suggestion for the state House speaker: create a task force to determine how the state could expand school choice options for parents and their children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/01/met_276315.shtml
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