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Romney says he won't run

...third run for the White House. It was a monumental change for Romney, who since losing the 2012 election to President Barack Obama had repeatedly told all who asked that his career in politics was over and that he would not again run for president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-01-30/romney-says-he-wont-run
Obama administration unveils plan to shift Medicare payments

...sweeping promises to transform health care have not been fulfilled. Although there's been real progress, President Barack Obama's goal of providing every American with a secure electronic medical record has not been met.And Medicare continues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-26/obama-administration-unvei
U.S. Congressman Rick Allen issues response to State of the Union address

U.S. Congressman Rick Allen issued a response Tuesday evening following President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.Allen was sworn in Jan. 6 to the 114th Congress as the new representative for Georgia's 12th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-20/congressman-rick-allen-i
US home construction up 4.4 percent in December

...since 1999. Economists believe the reviving labor market will drive further gains in housing this year.President Barack Obama highlighted the improving economy in his State of the Union speech to Congress Tuesday night, describing 2014 a "breakthrough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-21/us-home-construction-44-pe
Stay free by keeping church, state separate

...liberty for all. Religious Freedom Day has been proclaimed annually by presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. And it's a good thing, because a lot of Americans don't understand what religious freedom actually means in this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-16/stay-free-keepin
France treated shabbily

...leadership in the House and Senate will be.These people were elected specifically to thwart the socialist agenda of Barack Obama. They had best discard their timidity and have an aggressive plan to confront our imperial president, who will stop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-16/france-treated-shabbily
Richest 1 percent see global wealth jump

...global agenda, the gap between the richest and the rest is widening fast."While world leaders such as President Barack Obama and International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde have talked about tackling extreme economic inequality "we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-19/richest-1-percent-sees-sha
Rants & Raves

...FIFTY LEADERS OF THE free world come together in Paris, France, to rally in support free speech. Who's missing? Barack Obama, president of the United States. I guess we are no longer part of the free world; well, that is what Obama wishes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-17/rants-raves
Obama: US re-establishing relations with Cuba

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/obama-us-re-establishing-rela
Raul Castro welcomes renewal of relations with US

...diplomatic ties were broken.Castro spoke in a televised address that coincided with a statement by U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington, saying that while profound differences remain between the two countries, they must learn to live with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/raul-castro-welcomes-renewal-