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Poll: Carson leads Georgia Republicans

...momentum, according to a poll released Thursday.Carson's 26 percent support from those planning to vote in the Republican primary March 1 gives him a slight edge over Trump's 24 percent. While the difference falls within the 4.7 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-13/poll-carson-leads-georgia-re
Candidates 'interviewed' again in third debate, and Cruz wins out

The third Republican primary debate Oct. 28 was seen by 14 million viewers. For the 13.7 million viewers who watched the World Series, you missed a pushback...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-11-07/candidates-inter
Fighting for fairness

...They realize the vast majority of the so-called "objective" debate moderators most likely will never vote in a Republican primary or for a Republican presidential candidate. They've had decades to get used to that.What gets them angry is when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-11-04/fighting-fairness
Recording contradicts political operative's claims about Joe Mullins investigation

...unsuccessful campaign in 2012 for Georgia's 12th Congressional District. He was a few hundred votes short in the Republican primary to get into a runoff, which was won by Anderson when he defeated Rick Allen. An der son later lost in the general...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-10-27/recording-cont
Republican candidates must focus on Obama's foreign-policy shortcomings

The final theme learned from the second Republican primary debate is an obvious anti-Obama tone, especially in foreign policy.Foreign policy was the supposed theme of this second debate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-09-22/republican-candi
Grading the candidates

My scorecard for the second Republican primary debate Sept. 16 ranked the candidates thusly: marco Rubio...includes President George W. Bush, is a core value for Republican primary voters. He looked weak in several personal dialogues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-09-22/grading-candidat
Themes permeated candidates' forum

Who won the second round of the second Republican primary debate, and what did we learn?My scorecard, which I'll explain in a future column, ranks the candidates from best to "least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-09-19/themes-permeated
Jindal, Graham win undercard debate

...see from several of the candidates of the second Republican primary debate. Those candidates in the single digits...defending Christianity (something that appeals to the Republican primary voter), and was seeking the evangelical vote in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-09-18/jindal-graham-wi
Don't re-elect incumbents

In the upcoming Republican primaries, I urge voters to oppose incumbents who participated in the assaults on our honored Southern heritage. In my district, the only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-24/dont-re-elect-incumbents
Rick Perry stops paying presidential campaign staff in key early state of South Carolina

...Texas governor, the longest tenure in state history, before leaving office in January.He's hoping to convince Republican primary voters that he's humbler and better prepared than in 2012, when his first presidential bid opened to strong fundraising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-08-10/rick-perry-sto