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Rep. Paul Ryan elected new House speaker

...challenge in leading Republicans who often have scant interest in compromise, especially in the midst of a GOP presidential contest dominated by candidates who vilify Washington insiders. House Republicans opposed the budget deal by 167-79...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-29/rep-paul-ryan-elected-new-ho
Jobless rate declines in South Carolina

...unchanged in 12. Employers added jobs in 34 states and cut them in 16.In Iowa, site of the nation's first presidential contest, the rate ticked up to a still-low 3.8 percent from 3.7 percent. The unemployment rate in New Hamp shire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-21/jobless-rate-declines-sout
GOP candidates debate Russia, immigration and Trump

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. - Along with the back-and-forth bickering over Donald Trump, the Republican presidential contest took a substantive and serious turn in Wednesday's prime-time debate, with candidates wrangling over immigration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-16/debate-gop-hopefuls-clash-over-iran
Emerging pro-Americanism

...national political scene today.How far have we fallen when mere unabashed pro-Americanism stands out so much in a presidential contest!People are tired of the America bashing that comes from the left, and the view that patriotism is ? what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-06/emerging-pro-american
Clinton lacks integrity

Hillary Rodham Clinton has tossed her hat into the presidential contest ring. This is not a surprise, as the non-suspense for this announcement has been building ever since she left her Cabinet position...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-22/clinton-lacks-integrity
Chile extends US winless streak in soccer

...from the most powerful job in world soccer intensified in Europe on Wednesday.In a surprise entry to the FIFA presidential contest, Portuguese great Luis Figo ? the 2001 world player of the year ? claimed the required support of five national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-28/chile-extends-us-win
Supreme Court ruling on healthcare overhaul due today

...modeled, is expected to use the health care law - or what remains of it - as a defining issue going forward in the presidential contest, regardless of which way the court's ruling goes.Aides say that that Romney will hold up the law either as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-06-27/supreme-court-ruling-healthcare-ove
Broun faces unusual challenge in re-election bid

...election records at the Georgia secretary of state's office.He qualified as a Georgia write-in for the 2008 presidential contest, earning two votes, and in 2006, he participated in the 9th Congressional District race as a write-in candidate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-11-05/broun-faces-un
State can run 2012 primary, official says

...provisos that said the commission can use leftover money from last year's elections for 2012 state primaries and the presidential contest and unused cash from a ballot security program for a primary the commission estimates will cost about $1.5 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-23/state-can-run-2012-primary-of
South Carolina primary could play vital role in Republican presidential contest

Iowa's caucuses brought some clarity to the fluid GOP candidate pool, but predictions for South Carolina's Jan. 21 contest indicate several of the major Republican candidates have a chance to break through.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-01-04/south-carolina-primary-could-