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Hagel out as defense chief

WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack Obama's Cabinet, senior administration officials said Monday, following a tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-24/hegal-out-defense-chief
Editorial: Bottom line

...could've allowed a Senate vote on the Keystone pipeline all along. They didn't, because they didn't want to hurt Barack Obama politically.They finally did allow a vote because they wanted to help Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu politically.You...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-20/editorial-bottom-line
Electorate has spoken

...and worked with both congressional chambers to produce some positive results.Fast-forward to 2010 and 22 months of Barack Obama; Democrats lost 64 congressional seats, nine governor's mansions and 700-plus state legislative seats across the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-17/electorate-has-spoken
Obama wants more regulation of Internet providers

...like Netflix or YouTube to move their content faster, and should be regulated more like phone companies, President Barack Obama said Monday in an announcement that was swiftly rejected by industry.The Federal Communications Commission is nearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-10/obama-wants-more-regulat
Final debate in Georgia Senate race focuses on president, partisanship

...Obama and Nunn countering that Perdue is intent on continuing the dysfunction he blames on Demo crats."President Barack Obama said his policies are on the ballot, and in Georgia those policies go by the name of Michelle Nunn," Perdue said several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-03/final-debate-georgia-senate-race-fo
SC voter turnout lowest in 40 years

...45 percent turnout. Voters set a record for highest turnout in 2008. Nearly 76 percent of voters cast ballots when Barack Obama was elected president. The largest voter turnout for a gubernatorial race in South Carolina was 64 percent in 1994...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-06/sc-voter-turnout-lowest-40-year
Perdue bests Nunn in Senate contest

...weeks before voting over criticism of his career outsourcing suppliers, but he regained it, partly because President Barack Obama called a black, Atlanta radio station saying that he wanted Nunn to help him complete his agenda. The comment was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-04/perdue-bests-n
Why were political polls off mark?

...Towery said that was part of the wave of support building across the country for Republicans in rejecting President Barack Obama's policies.It was fueled by an Oct. 2 speech the president made in Chicago when he was trying to spur turnout by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-10/why-were-political-polls-mark
Here's why the GOP won Georgia

...Perdue, agreed."I think Georgia's made it loud and clear tonight that we want to stop the failed policies of Barack Obama and (Senate Democratic Leader) Harry Reid," he said.Looking ahead, the GOP feels optimistic. Isakson has already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-05/heres-why-gop-
McCain campaigns for Perdue

...public," McCain said. "This president has been an utter failure."McCain, who ran unsuccessfully against President Barack Obama in 2008, pointed to statements by ISIS leaders about plans to impose sharia law in the territory they control in Iraq...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-10-16/mccain-campaigns-perdue