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GOP must compromise

Two years ago, following a contentious presidential election campaign, I wrote a letter to the editor that referred to the United States as a "house divided" by partisan politics. I predicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-12/gop-must-compromise
2016 campaign begins: Sen. Johnny Isakson kicks off re-election bid at Georgia Capitol

...Democratic nominee will be well positioned to challenge Isakson and receive a boost from core constituencies in a presidential election year. He declined to speculate on names, but did say Nunn and state Sen. Jason Carter, who lost a bid for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-11
Betty Hunt

...active in the Harlem High School Booster Club. She also volunteered as a voting precinct worker for several presidential elections. She particularly enjoyed working with her husband, Bill, at the Gordon Lakes Golf Course on Fort Gordon...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173323464
Perdue bests Nunn in Senate contest

...Perdue was running," he said.Reports from around the state are of a heavier turnout than usual for a non-presidential election. Republicans and Democrats, and groups that support them, have been unusually busy trying to get out the vote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-04/perdue-bests-n
Former Biden chief of staff to lead Ebola response

...lawyer, also served as chief of staff for Vice President Al Gore and was a key figure during the 2000 Florida presidential election recount. He previously served under Attorney General Janet Reno in the Clinton administration.The White House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-17/former-biden-chief-staff
Democrats, Republicans view Sunday voting differently

...Republican-controlled Legislature in 2011 eliminated voting on the last Sunday before Election Day.In the 2008 presidential election, black voters made up 40 percent and Hispanic voters comprised 24 percent of those voting the Sunday before Election...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-01/democrats-republicans-vi
Judge declines to act on Georgia voting dispute

...Gov. Nathan Deal. Those outcomes will help determine whether Georgia is truly a contested state in the 2016 presidential election.Aside from those national stakes, the lawsuit continues the bitterness between Kemp and Abrams.Earlier in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Here's why the GOP won Georgia

...overpromise what control of the White House means.Consider that black men typically have a 66 percent turnout in presidential elections but just a 44 percent rate in nonpresidential years. Compare that to a 75 percent turnout for white men in presidential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-05/heres-why-gop-
'National wave election' cited in Barrow defeat

...each of which lean Republican.Also, in a non-presidential election year, turnout was down district-wide from about...state to try to get their turnout to that of a presidential election," he said. "But it energized Republicans to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-05/national-wave-
What small business can expect in the new Congress

...off filibusters aimed at stalling legislation. And President Obama can veto bills.But the approaching 2016 presidential election might motivate lawmakers to come up with legislation both sides can agree on, says Todd McCracken, the president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-07/what-small-business-can-ex