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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
Dalton mayor to challenge Deal's conservatism

...the Deal campaign, said there's no questioning the governor's conservative credentials. Deal, a former Republican congressman, will be running on his economic record, touting efforts to create a business-friendly environment and pointing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-18/dalton-mayor-challenge-gov-deals-co
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-
Rants & Raves

...have no experience leading a large university. Nor do they have the credentials. OBAMA GOING OUT to lunch with Republican congressmen? He doesn't have to suck up to them. His first term he did, but now he has nothing to lose. Be tough on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-15/rants-raves
Gingrey to announce US Senate bid

...for later today in Atlanta.With the announcement, the 70-year-old conservative would become the second Republican congressman to enter what is expected to be a fiercely contested campaign for the U.S. Senate in Georgia in 2014. U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-03-26/gingrey-announ