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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...

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
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
Barrow, Burns spar and agree

...issues, U.S. Rep. John Barrow and former Republican congressman Max Burns found room to spar Tuesday over global...S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., and former Republican Congressman Max Burns will debate health care and aging issues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/18/met_100950.shtml
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Graham defends managers' actions

...Lindsey Graham is ready to revert back to being just one of 435 members of the House of Representatives. The Republican congressman from Seneca, S.C., shot into the national spotlight as one of the 13 House Republican managers of President...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/13/met_253219.shtml
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Deal: Ga. bank CD used to secure $250K credit line

...campaign contributions to secure a $250,000 line of credit from a bank whose board chairman has ties to the Republican congressman, a campaign spokesman said Friday. Harris Blackwood told The Associated Press that the campaign placed $250...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/23/met_564361.shtml
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Norwood wants higher federal taxes instead of IRS

...the federal tax would tax services like auto repairs, haircuts and stock trades. Augusta's 10th District Republican congressman brought the author of legislation to set up a 15-percent national sales tax to Augusta Thursday. U.S. Rep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/22/biz_213340.shtml
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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
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