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GOP candidates pass over Georgia for Super Tuesday debate

Georgia Republican Party Chairman Sue P. Everhart released a statement Thursday concerning the presidential candidates' decision to pull out of a planned debate in Atlanta ahead of Super Tuesday.

Early voting underway for presidential primary

Early voting is under way for the March 6 Presidential Preference Primary.

BOC adopts plan to help non-English speakers

The county has adopted a program to assist Spanish-speaking residents.

Rockdale legislators to hold listening session

The Rockdale County state legislative delegation invites residents to attend a listening session on Feb. 22 at the Rockdale Career Academy to discuss the ongoing Georgia General Assembly session.

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Obama's budget arrives at Congress

President Barack Obama on Monday sent Congress a new budget which seeks deficit reduction and spending.

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Gingrich warns of Iran problems

Newt Gingrich kept a stiff upper lip Wednesday after his poor showing in GOP presidential caucuses the night before, but issued dire warnings about Iran's potential nuclear capabilities.

Legislation to address Rockdale Election Board

Local legislation scheduled to be introduced at the Georgia General Assembly in the coming days will address membership appointments to the Rockdale County Board of Elections and Voter Registration.

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Rockdale sheriff announces re-election bid

Rockdale County Sheriff Jeff Wigington made it official by announcing Wednesday he will run for reelection to a fifth term this year.

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House Democrats split

House Democrats are split on a proposed constitutional amendment that would give the state the power to create charter schools — jeopardizing the bill’s prospects for passage in the chamber.

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Reports have Trump endorsing Gingrich

Real estate mogul and reality show star Donald Trump intends to endorse Newt Gingrich's GOP presidential bid, according to a source close to Gingrich's campaign.

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Schulz seeking second term

Nancy Schulz is seeking reelection as District 3 county commissioner.

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Obama: American dream in peril

WASHINGTON -- Declaring the American dream under siege, President Barack Obama called Tuesday night for a flurry of help for a hurting middle class and higher taxes on millionaires, delivering a State of the Union address filled with re-election themes.

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Romney's tax returns show $3.1 million paid to IRS

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney paid about $3 million in federal income taxes in 2010.

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Gingrich wins South Carolina primary, Romney distant 2nd

Newt Gingrich stormed to an upset win in the South Carolina primary Saturday night, dealing a sharp setback to Mitt Romney and scrambling the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

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ANALYSIS: SC voters see Gingrich as winner against Obama

Many waited until last minute to decide, AP poll results say

Carolina's late-deciding voters pushed Newt Gingrich to victory, according to exit polls in the state. The former House speaker's strong performances in the debates leading up to the contest plus a conservative-leaning electorate led to a sizable win for Gingrich.