Thursday, June 12, 2014

Kingston releases tax info ahead of Ga. Sen runoff

ATLANTA - Republican Rep. Jack Kingston this week released five years of his federal tax returns, with just over a month to go before his July 22 runoff for Georgia's open Senate seat.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Georgia Senate candidates meet for final debates

Republicans in Georgia's Senate race outlined their positions on key issues ranging from taxes to immigration during their final debate Saturday, just days before their nationally watched primary.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Groups spend big to influence Georgia Senate race

Corporations and other special interests are spending big bucks - more than $6 million as of May 8 - to influence the election to replace retiring Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss.
By Russ Bynum

Sunday, May 11, 2014

GOP House candidates talk party leaders at debate

Four Re­pub­licans running for the U.S. House in the 12th Dis­trict disagreed Sunday about how to take the seat from the Dem­ocrats and how to work with leaders of their own party.
By Walter C. Jones

Monday, Oct. 22, 2012

Anderson skips public TV debate

ATLANTA — Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow attacked Republican challen­ger Lee Anderson for supporting a national sales tax during what was to have been a debate Sunday.
By Walter C. Jones

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012

Cantor stumps for Anderson in Atlanta

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. - House Republican Leader Eric Cantor campaigned with Lee Anderson at a private fundraiser in an Atlanta suburb, saying incumbent John Barrow is out of touch.
By Walter C. Jones

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012

Anderson takes aim at Barrow

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner will visit Columbia County in Octo­ber to help Republican candidate Lee Anderson in his bid to unseat Demo­cratic incumbent John Barrow.
By Scott Rouch

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012

Barrow commits to debate

The Atlanta Press Club announced that the Democratic incumbent will be there despite his having earlier conditioned his participation on the acceptance of GOP challenger Lee Anderson.
By Walter C. Jones

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012

Analysis: Barrow changes message

When U.S. Rep. John Barrow's staff updated his campaign website bio earlier this year, there were lots of additions and subtractions.
By Larry Peterson

Friday, Aug 31, 2012

Allen ready to call for recount

A margin of 157 votes remained Friday between state Rep. Lee Anderson and businessman Rick Allen. Expect Allen to request a recount when results are certified Tuesday, campaign manager Scott ...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2012

4 locals to attend GOP convention

Four Augusta women will serve as Georgia delegates or alternates at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., next week.
By Susan McCord

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012

District 12 recount could delay results

With a paper-thin margin of 154 votes, it's all but certain second-place finisher Rick W. Allen will request a recount, his campaign officials are saying.
By Susan McCord

Saturday, Aug 18, 2012

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012

McLeod endorses Anderson

Evans attorney Wright Mc­Leod, who finished third in the July 31 Republican primary for Congress, is endorsing first-place finisher Lee Anderson in Tuesday’s runoff.
By Susan McCord

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012

Mud continues to fly in District 12 race

A mailer from Lee Anderson for Congress goes too far in accusing Allen of contributing money to incumbent Democrat John Barrow, Allen's campaign manager said.
By Susan McCord

Monday, Aug 6, 2012

Anderson depicted obscenely in fake Facebook post

District 12th candidate Lee Anderson called the Columbia County Sheriff's office Sunday to report that someone had created a false Facebook account under his name, according to an incident report.
By Jenna Martin

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Candidates debate budget, credentials

The four Republicans hoping for the chance to take on Rep. John Barrow in November used their first opportunity for direct confrontation Sunday by challenging each other on taxes and federal spending.
By Walter C. Jones

Broun skips TV debate

ATLANTA — Congressional hopeful Stephen Simpson said Sunday he would consider cuts in some benefits for retirees as ways to balance the budget.
By Walter C. Jones

Friday, July 20, 2012

Allen wants to take success to D.C.

Rick Allen is a successful man who wants his next success to be in representing Georgia's 12th Congressional District.
By Susan McCord

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Sheffield hopes to surprise in race

Maria Sheffield, the only woman and only Republican candidate for the 12th Congressional District seat from outside the Augusta area, nearly won the GOP nomination for state insurance commissioner ...
By Susan McCord

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Ex-Augusta VA director paid $76k, retired

Under the terms of the contract, Rebecca Wiley agreed to dismiss any allegations against the VA of wrongful or unlawful conduct on the condition the agency pays her $76,006 to retire, restores 238 ...
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