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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-11
Rants & Raves

...trouble, so they are dumping millions of dollars in to negative ads to try and rescue him. PAUL RYAN, THE Republican congressman, who wants to privatize your Social Security and Medicare, is coming to Georgia to help Rick Allen raise cash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-14/rants-raves
2 new memoirs make waves in politics

...break in" to public service. Within days, she's working in Washington. She later beats a four-term Republican congressman in a GOP district and is appointed U.S. senator when Clinton becomes secretary of State.Gillibrand's accounts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-27/2-new-memoirs-make-waves-politics
Fight entrenchment

...nearly impossible to pry incumbents from their offices.Even after a rare primary-election ousting of a top Republican congressman recently in Virginia - Majority Leader Eric Cantor - newly emboldened conservatives failed to topple D.C. fixture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-27/fight-entrenchment
Barrow wants special prosecutor to probe VA ills

Rep. John Barrow and a Republican congressman from Louisiana announced Tuesday they want a special prosecutor to investigate misconduct at the Department of Veterans Affairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-17/barrow-wants-special-prosecu
With Congress unable to decide how to pay for transportation aid, highway projects may suffer

...lawmakers in both parties took to heart."People don't want to vote to increase the gas tax," LaHood, a former Republican congressman, said in an interview.With encouragement from Congress, some states are stepping up their use of tolls to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-15/congress-unable-decide-how
Republicans ask Gov. Nikki Haley for possible legal action over MOX shutdown

Three Republican congressmen have asked South Carolina's governor to explore possible legal action over the shuttering of Savannah River Site's mixed-oxide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-12/republicans-ask-gov-nikki-hal
Former Georgia congressman Bo Callaway dies

...for Callaway Gardens," Callaway's son said.Callaway was elected to Congress in 1964, becoming the first Republican congressman from Georgia since Reconstruction. He left Congress to run for governor in 1966. Callaway actually received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-16/former-georgia-congressman-bo
U.S. Rep. Gingrey defends rape comments

...Republicans can't possibly be any more wrong when it comes to women, they find a new low. In one fell swoop, Republican Congressman Phil Gingrey said women regularly lie about being raped, that they're able to prevent a pregnancy simply by 'being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-11/us-rep-gingrey-defends-rape-c
Perdue won't seek Senate seat

...states.While Perdue may not be running, most observers think there'll be no shortage of candidates. Several Republican congressmen have said they are considering it as well as past and current constitutional officers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-29/perdue-wont-seek-senate-