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Wright McLeod says he won't run for U.S. Congress seat

Count Wright McLeod officially out of the 2014 race for U.S. Congress.McLeod, who placed third last year in the 12th District Republican primary won by unsuccessful nominee Lee Anderson, informed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-05-28/wright-mcleod-
SC lawmakers take aim at Muslim law

...Carolina, but a bill moving through the Legislature could send a statement to the court system and potentially the U.S. Congress, according to the sponsor of bill aimed at neutering foreign law in the American justice system.Charleston Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-10/sc-lawmakers-take-aim-mu
Tourists flocking to Cuba 'before the Americans come'

...Talks to take the first steps toward normalized relations are just beginning and there is stiff opposition in the U.S. Congress to lifting the 53-year-old embargo that bars most trade with and travel to the island.Still, the December announcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-23/tourists-flocking-cuba-ame
'Lost' money

Here's a depressing note as the lame-duck U.S. Congress limps along. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is asking for $100 million, which it says it will spend to find out what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/16/op_302020.shtml
Opinion columns
It was Christianity that made America a great country

...architect of the Constitution, fourth U.S. president and the man who introduced the Bill of Rights to the first U.S Congress said, "We have staked the future of all our political institutions upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/24/let_390646.shtml
Letters
Across South Carolina

...S. Rep. Jim Clyburn is in line to rise to majority whip, the highest leadership position held by a black in the U.S. Congress. Mr. Clyburn was easily re-elected Tuesday to an eighth term from the black majority 6th Congressional District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/09/met_103785.shtml
Metro
Believes Strength best for sheriff

...Bush for president, Mack Mattingly for Georgia U.S. senator and incumbent Rep. Charlie Norwood, R-Ga., for U.S. Congress. There is one local race, however, where we must all look past party labels and instead at the candidates. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/02/op_298170.shtml
Opinion columns
Last day to register to vote in Georgia general election

...Registered voters then have several opportunities to cast a ballot in the general election, which includes races for U.S. Congress, U.S. House of Representatives, governor and state school superintendent, as well as local district elections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-05/monday-last-da
Saudi woman arrested while attending soccer game

...to attend a match at Riyadh's main stadium. And in January, a group of American women traveling with members of U.S. Congress watched a local soccer club match, also in Riyadh.The arrested woman, whose name has not been made public, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-15/saudi-woman-arrested
Voting by mail begins in Nov. 4 election

...residents, incumbent John Barrow, a Democrat, and Republican Rick Allen, to represent Georgia's 12th District in U.S. Congress.Other contested races on the Columbia County ballot include a three-way contest for tax commissioner between Wayne...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-17/voting-mail-be