In Aiken, Rick Santorum says GOP needs skilled communicator to win 2016 election

...you hear the term 'electable,' disregard everything that's said afterwards. "The last two nominees of the Republican Party were the most electable. They didn't know what the word electable means, because the word electable means you...

Aiken County a popular stop for Republican candidates before South Carolina's early primary

...won the presidential nomination in six of seven contested elections since 1980, according to the South Carolina Republican Party. In 2012, the state chose Gingrich, who lost the nomination to Romney."It's early. A lot of attention focuses...

Charleston massacre, flag debate put Haley in 2016 political spotlight

...potential as a running mate and as a voice for a Republican Party that needs more votes from women and minorities...endorsement already," said Katon Dawson, a former state Republican Party chairman who backs Perry, the former Texas governor...

Augusta commissioners all talk this week on rain tax

...response is when Ben Harbin ran 20 years ago, how was he qualified? He was a past chair of the Columbia County Republican Party. I served on the Development Authority of Columbia County; Chamber of Com merce of Columbia County focusing on...

Crowd of candidates grows by two for Georgia House District 122 seat

...September and November, but the governor could choose another date.Goodwin, former chairwoman of the Columbia County Republican Party and the Columbia County Convention and Visitor's Bureau, said Wednesday she has long-considered a run...

Huckabee campaigns in Aiken

AIKEN -- Presidential candidate Mike Hucka bee (left) poses for photo during a stop Tuesday in Aiken. The former Arkansas governor and television host took part in a luncheon in Aiken sponsored by the Ai ken County Republican Party.

Georgia politicians critical of troop reductions plans at state bases

...this drawdown is shortsighted," said Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler.By Monday, the chairman of the Georgia Republican Party had issued his own statement, raising the political stakes while making an economic argument."The elimination...

Columbia County Commissioner Mack Taylor submits resignation letter for District 3 to make State House run

...County residents have announced plans to seek the seat ? Pat Goodwin, a former chairwoman of the Columbia County Republican Party and the Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Jodi Lott, a registered nurse and co-owner of Evan...

Rants & Raves

...RUSH Limbaugh, Michelle Malkin, Sarah Palin, to name a few, are the wrong voices to broach the issues of the Republican Party. Some of the Republican points are spot on, however the vitriolic rhetoric from people such as the aforementioned...

Upcoming Calendar

...LLC; limited seating, registration required; (706) 364-3764, burroughselijah.comUPCOMINGRICHMOND COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY MONTHLY BREAKFAST: 9 a.m. Saturday, July 11, Piccadilly Cafeteria; Helen Minchew, speaker; $10; (706...