2016 campaign begins: Sen. Johnny Isakson kicks off re-election bid at Georgia Capitol

...Chambliss, but she lost by nearly 8 points in the Nov. 4 election to Republican businessman David Perdue.Two Republican congressmen who ran for Senate this year ? Jack Kingston of Savannah and Phil Gingrey of Marietta ? were among Isakson supporters...

Congressmen seek House support for Savannah harbor

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Georgia's 14 congressmen sent a letter Wednesday to the chairman of a House budget...order to ensure this project moves forward."The Georgia congressmen ask for budget language reiterating that Congress has reclassified...

Allen leaves for Washington on Tuesday to focus on economy

Congressman-elect Rick Allen said he plans to place a picture of his grandchildren on his new desk in Washington to remind him of his main...

When it's good to see red

...ethics. Allen's solid conservatism means the 12th District knows exactly what it's getting.Allen, with other GOP congressmen-elect ? Buddy Carter in the 1st District, Jody Hice in the 10th and Barry Loudermilk in the 11th ? will be able to...

7 congressmen calling for immigration enforcement

ATLANTA --- All seven of Georgia's Republican congressmen have asked the head of the federal immigration agency...ahead of Georgia.In a letter dated Thursday, the congressmen invited U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Analysis: Congressmen lead talk about Obama advisers

ATLANTA --- Two Republican congressmen from Georgia have been as vocal in criticizing the Obama administration's...Gingrey and Lynn Westmoreland are the only other Georgia congressmen who have signed on. Mr. Broun worries about erosion of the...

Georgia's congressmen turn to Internet

...Albany, and you just might get a personal reply from the congressmen. Log on to an Internet chat with Rep. Charlie Norwood of...said Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah. Reaching Georgia congressmen Rep. Bob Barr, 7th District (R-Smyrna) Rep. Sanford...

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Congressmen fight dip into surpluses

WASHINGTON -- Both Augusta-Aiken area congressmen are urging House Republican leaders not to dip into projected surpluses to pay for new military and disaster-relief costs. Reps...

Congressmen join call for logging halt in Southern Appalachians

WASHINGTON -- Six Democratic congressmen have joined the push for a logging moratorium in the most remote but unprotected areas of the Southern Appalachian national forests...

Congressmen are disappointing

I can honestly say that Lindsey Graham and Gresham Barrett are two of the worst congressmen I have ever had, and I'm sorry to say that I voted for both of them. They voted themselves a raise that went into effect this...