Romney campaigns in Augusta

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney told a crowd of about 300 people in Augusta on Wednesday that the key to helping the middle class, creating jobs and solving poverty is to vote Republicans into Congress on Nov. 4.
By Tracey McManus

Retired teacher challenges Jackson for state Senate seat

Retired Hart County educator Brenda Jor­dan isn't afraid to take on seasoned Columbia County legislator Bill Jackson Sr. for the Georgia Senate District 24 post.
By Susan McCord

Deal, Carter, Nunn, Perdue make closing pitches

ATLANTA - Georgia's rough-and-tumble campaigns for governor and U.S. Senate are nearing the end - or at least the next round.
By Bill Barrow

Graham says his remark about helping white men was joke

COLUMBIA - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's remark at a private, all-male dinner about mainly helping white men if he became president was a joke taken out of context, his campaign said Thursday.
By Jeffrey Collins

GOP seeks delay on Harrell seat election

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The state Election Commission will meet Thursday to consider a request by Republicans to delay the election for former Speaker Bobby Harrell's Charleston-area House seat.
By Bruce Smith

Deal compares Democrat Carter to Obama

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is joining GOP candidates across the country increasingly working to tie their Democratic opponents to President Obama in the final days of his campaign against Jason Carter.
By Kathleen Foody

Stone, Evans on the road in busy District 23 race

Two-term Republican Jesse C. Stone and Democratic activist Diane Evans might be two of the busier individuals criss-crossing District 23 in pursuit of the state Senate seat.
By Susan McCord

State to weigh special election for Harrell's seat

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The South Carolina Election Commission meets Thursday to consider whether to order a special election for the House Speaker seat.
By Bruce Smith

Romney campaigns in Augusta

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney told a crowd of about 300 people in Augusta on Wednesday that the key to helping the middle class, creating jobs and solving poverty is to vote Republicans into Congress on Nov. 4.
By Tracey McManus

Independent ends run for governor, endorses Sheheen

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Independent candidate Tom Ervin ended his campaign for governor and endorsed Democratic Sen. Vincent Sheheen.
By Jeffrey Collins

Scott, challengers tackle issues in Senate debate

COLUMBIA - U.S. Sen. Tim Scott shared a debate stage with his opponents for the first time, discussing a range of issues from the power of incumbency to foreign affairs.
By Meg Kinnard

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LBJ's unfortunate Augusta visit

President Lyndon Johnson had every reason to feel confident about his campaign stop in Augusta 50 years ago this week. Then he was heckled. 

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