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Rome considers bid for 2024 Olympic Games

...topped 40 percent."We need to see what the people think," said three-time Olympic canoe champion Antonio Rossi, now a politician in the northern Lombardy region. "Let's not forget that 2½ years ago the polls said 90 percent of Italians agreed with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/rome-considering-bid-202
City Ink: Politicians stuffed with favors at potluck

...and a security officer/driver? I took the liberty of asking you two questions at one time because I knew that you as a politician are used to talking out of both sides of your mouth at once.A: I'm not ready to discuss those issues at this time, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-12-13/city-ink-politi
SLED releases investigative report on former speaker

...version of its report on former House Speaker Bobby Harrell on Tuesday, offering details into prosecutors' case against the politician.The 11-term House veteran pleaded guilty last month to six misdemeanor campaign spending violations and resigned.SLED...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-25/sled-releases-investig
A fresh look

You might not have heard of Elbert Guillory. But if you happened to see any of the Louisiana politician's advertisements on the Internet this past election season, you'll likely never forget him.In a series of videos produced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-29/fresh-look
Rants & Raves

...He wants to spend more of the taxpayers' money. Funny, I don't remember this as one of his campaign promises. Typical politician. If he can't perform the job he was elected to do, perhaps he should just resign now. We have the same problem here in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-22/rants-raves
Editorial: Bottom line

...course. But rarely, if ever, has the august upper body been used in such a serpentine way for the political gain of one at-risk careerist politician.What a sad, demeaning diminishment of the once-staid United States Senate.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-20/editorial-bottom-line
Former Gov. Carl Sanders dies

...Senate's Armed Services Committee. But he found out the old politician had already signed off on the Fort Monmouth shift."I decided...reversed."Why would the president help a young Georgia politician who had yet to assume the governor's office?"I had supported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-17/former-gov-carl-sanders-dies
Kirby: It's colder in Augusta and my body can prove it

...calling within a month ... and Florida might be here this weekend.TODAY'S JOKE: Bill Wood shares this one:A local politician was almost killed yesterday in a tragic horseback-riding accident. He fell from a horse and was nearly trampled to death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-20/kirby-its-colder-augusta-and-
Ex-Gov. Carl Sanders dies

...Sen. Richard Russell, the powerful Georgian who led the Senate's Armed Services Commit tee. But he found out the old politician had already signed off on the Fort Monmouth shift."I decided I wanted to see Presi dent Kennedy," Sanders said. "I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-17/ex-gov-carl-sanders-dies
Republican Gov. Nathan Deal wins re-election in Ga., overcoming challenge from Jason Carter

...time the candidates crossed paths in televised debates and other appearances.Deal painted Carter as a young, inexperienced politician who was promising more than he could deliver without raising taxes. Carter, meanwhile, focused on Deal's record on education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-05/republican-gov-nathan-deal-wi