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Election Updates

...busyOn election day, they spend about 14 hours together. They will work hard during big elections, such as the presidential election. But Tuesday's pace, with only three races on the Richmond County ballot, was much slower, leaving plenty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-07-22/election-news
The scandals are real

...Could he tell all the Americans whose free speech was gagged by partisan IRS bureaucrats just before the 2012 presidential election to stop being "cynical"?Could he tell the loved ones of all the veterans who died while languishing on secret...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-01/scandals-are-real
POW deal was lawless

Before the last presidential election I wrote a letter saying, "You ain't seen nothing yet" if President Obama was re-elected.In the exchange for Sgt. Bowe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-14/pow-deal-was-lawless
Ideological purity or a stronger economy? Partisanship hurting progress

...growth, but badly damages their 2016 presidential candidate. Republicans lost the Hispanic vote in the last presidential election, 71 percent to 27 percent. Hispanics are the fastest-growing ethnic group in America, yet Republicans can't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-06-01/ideological-puri
Obama makes surprise visit to Afghanistan base

...possible full withdrawal of American forces.But with both candidates on the ballot in next month's Afghan presidential election runoff vowing to quickly sign the security agreement, Obama appeared more confident Sunday that there would be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-25/obama-makes-surprise-vis
Brazilians struggle with World Cup excitement, political frustration on eve of big event

...the lukewarm middle.President Dilma Rousseff, whose popularity in polls continues to slip ahead of an October presidential election, has repeatedly invoked the warm nature of the Brazilian people as being the country's saving grace.Kindness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-09/brazilians-struggle-
Elect Harold Jones

...has recently been devouring Edward J. Larson's book A Magnificent Catastrophe, about the rocky and pivotal presidential election of 1800.A lawyer, former solicitor general and past candidate for office, Jones speaks knowledgeably about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-17/elect-harold-jones
Biden speaks to USC graduates

...2016.Biden has made frequent visits to South Carolina ? traditionally the third state to hold a primary in a presidential election year ? and headlined the state party's annual dinner last May.He's also paid visits to Iowa and New Hampshire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-09/biden-speaks-usc-graduates
Benghazi fever spreads

...is going to be around for a long time. Not just until the midterm elections in November, but through the 2016 presidential election ? should and when Hillary Clinton runs for that office. It will be on life support by then, so it probably is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-06/benghazi-fever-spreads
536 have voted early, but more chances exist ahead of May 20 elections

...remain outstanding."With the exception of a presidential election, voting sometimes does not pick up until the...voters have voted early, in the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections.Registered voters with ID can vote weekdays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-30/536-have-voted