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Jack Kingston's Senate runoff loss means less clout in Washington for Georgia

...might have little desire to run another statewide campaign. Johnson ran for governor in 2010, finishing third in the GOP primary."You put your blood, sweat and tears and life into that thing. And now that you know what it's like, it may...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-27/jack-kingstons
Rants & Raves

...terrorist with his "catch and release" policy. LINDSEY GRAHAM, WARmonger and open borders amnesty supporter, has won the GOP primary. Are you folks across the river nuts? A RANT FOR COLUMBIA County: Sure, they don't raise your taxes. They don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-20/rants-raves
Look out, Georgians, here come attack ads

...to figure out a strategy for reaching the tiny number expected to vote in next month's runoff in the midst of vacation season."I think everybody is struggling with what is the best way to reach the GOP primary voters," Johnson said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-19/look-out-georg
The case for Kingston

...on the leanings of Gingrey's own primary supporters.Karen Handel, the Tea Party favorite who placed third in the GOP primary, supports Kingston, too. During the race, he rightly won her admiration for "his integrity and fighting spirit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-13/case-kingston
McKinney ends lieutenant governor's campaign

...Lieutenant governor candidate Pat McKinney dropped out of the race Thursday, leaving Mike Campbell to advance to the GOP primary runoff.McKinney's spokesman said his decision to end his campaign is personal."This is not a political decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-12/mckinney-ends-lieutenant-gove
Shaking up the republic

...conservatives nationwide should take to heart.Consider that less than 16 percent of South Carolina turned out for the GOP primary. Beltway insider U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham was able to stave off six challengers and avoid a runoff by winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-11/shaking-republic
Rick W. Allen calls Obama debt 'immoral' in campaign ad

...looking into the camera saying: "Obama's big spending, it burdens our children with debt. The Bible says that's immoral."The ad also mentions Rep. John Barrow, the incumbent Democrat who will face the winner of the GOP primary.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-04-23/rick-w-allen-calls-obama-debt-i
SC Sen. Hutto to run for Graham's US Senate seat

...Republicans. Hutto will take on Jay Stamper.Six Republicans have filed to take on Graham.The latest person to join the GOP primary was Columbia attorney Benjamin Dunn. The others running as Republicans are Columbia minister Det Bowers, state Sen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-28/sc-sen-hutto-r
Augusta candidate Eugene Yu took $50,000 in prohibited donations

...Senate race. A continued willingness to self-finance could make him tough to ignore, even as a latecomer, in the GOP primary for Barrow's seat.Still, Yu hasn't been terribly successful raising money from supporters. In the last six...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-10/gaeorgia-candidate-eugene-yu-took-5
Deal wins GOP primary, shifts focus to Carter

...former President Jimmy Carter, will put those predictions to the test.Republican Gov. Nathan Deal handily won the GOP primary on Tuesday, earning more than 70 percent of the vote in early returns. He easily defeated former Dalton Mayor David...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-05-21/deal-wins-gop-