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Deal praises DeKalb County schools, no longer on probation

...have a lot of problems."State Sen. Jason Carter, a Democrat who represents a portion of DeKalb County and a candidate for governor, called Tuesday's decision a victory for students and their families."The political situation that we were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-21/dekalb-county-schools-no-longer-pro
Superintendent announces run for governor, challenges Deal

...gearing up for Michelle Nunn's bid for Georgia's soon-to-be open U.S. Senate seat, have yet to field a candidate for governor though they are working to recruit someone for the race.With Barge's entrance in the race, education and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-30/superintendent-announces-run-
Georgia schools superintendent mulls run for governor

...Michelle Nunn's bid for the U.S. Senate seat of retiring Republican Saxby Chambliss, have yet to field a candidate for governor.Deal's spokesman, Brian Robinson, said the governor is not satisfied with the progress the state has made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-08-06/georgia-school
SC Senator blasts Haley's cyber hacking efforts

...attack a year ago that compromised the personal records of millions of South Carolina taxpayers.The Democratic candidate for governor called the episode a "horrible and preventable disgrace" in a letter his campaign e-mailed Tuesday to tens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-29/sc-senator-blasts-haleys-cybe
Former state school chief Linda Schrenko out of prison

The first woman to win a statewide public office in Georgia and a former candidate for governor, Linda Schrenko is on her way to a halfway house. She had embezzled money meant for handicapped children.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-03-07/former-state-school-ch
Hopefuls toss barbs at Georgia governor debate

ATLANTA --- Georgia's candidates for governor battled hard Sunday in a student-sponsored debate that touched on education, jobs and transportation.In their first televised...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-10
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Groups split Georgia endorsements

...Republicans and two Democrats this year. Representatives of its 5,000 members interviewed the major-party candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and U.S. senator on Thursday and then voted on the endorsements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2010-10-05/groups-split-g
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Deal deflects campaign questions in MCG visit

...beds with tiny patients.Deal, the Republican candidate for governor of Georgia, toured the facility as part of a visit...turned the conversation to Augusta."I AM THE ONLY candidate for governor who has ever lived in Augusta," he said, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-10
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Deal, Barnes differ over pension investments

FORSYTH, Ga. - The two major party candidates for governor differed over whether Georgia's pension plans should tap high-risk investments like venture capital and hedge funds. Democrat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-19/deal-barnes-differ-over-pens
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Republican hopefuls share plan for Georgia

...would not only pay attention to the needs of the state, but also the needs of Augustans.He said he is the only candidate for governor who's lived in Augusta and had a wife teach in an Augusta school."That's saying I will not forget where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-10
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