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Ramblin' Rhodes: Augustan was awed by Toussaint's music, warmth

...Obama in 2012 in presenting Toussaint with the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal in a ceremony at the White House remarked, "After his hometown was battered by Katrina and Allen was forced to evacuate, he did something even more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-11-16/ramblin-rhodes-august
Five million political calculations

...impeachment proceedings, which the founders also undoubtedly never thought could be curbed by popular disinclination.)The White House hangs its hat on the need for executive branch "discretion" ? which dissenting Judge Carolyn Dineen King, a Jimmy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-11-13/five-million-politica
Pick candidate wisely

...our military and our veterans, contrary to the past performance and practices of the Clintons while they were in the White House.As we continue to evaluate the candidates, let us not make our choice based on gender, race, ethnic ancestry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-11-13/pick-candidate-wisely
Latest: Paris police raid targets suspected mastermind

...working to determine who was inside. Seven people were arrested and two suspects were killed.___12:05 p.m.A White House official says President Barack Obama has been briefed on the law enforcement operation in a suburb of Paris. This is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-18/latest-paris-police-raid-tar
Jindal says he is dropping out of 2016 race for president

...low approval ratings and criticism about his governing back in Louisiana, which followed him as he campaigned for the White House.Jindal's advisers blamed finances as well as the debate criteria that locked him out of the prime-time events...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-17/jindal-says-he-dropping-out-
Wholly lacking leadership

...deer-in-the-headlights non-statement from a non-leader.In short, disgraceful.We're not alone."Nobody outside the White House thinks that ISIS is contained," remarked CNN's Christiane Amanpour ? not exactly a conservative voice.War...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-11-16/wholly-lacking-leader
Biden visits Clemson next week

...returning to South Carolina as part of an effort to mobilize students to take action to prevent sexual assault.The White House announced Friday that Biden would be at Clemson University next week to deliver remarks at a grassroots event with students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-06/biden-visits-clemson-nex
There's no defending this

...Environmental Protection Agency.Obama "will not fix defense without fixing non-defense spending," according to a White House statement. Translation: If there's enough money for front-line troops, then there's enough for cubicle dwellers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-11-03/theres-no-defending
Clinton talks racial equality in Atlanta, at times shouting over small group of protestors

...in an effort to woo the coalition of minority, young, and female voters who twice catapulted Barack Obama into the White House.Introduced at one stop by Jesse Jackson, the longtime civil rights leader and former presidential candidate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-30/clinton-talks-racial-equality-atlan
Overtime

...TuesdayThe Women's World Cup-champion U.S. national team will be honored on Tuesday by President Obama at the White House.The United States, ranked No. 1 in the world, defeated Japan 5-2 in the title game of the monthlong World Cup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-10-22/overtime