Tue., June 4, 2013 9:02am
Augusta businessman Rick W. Allen says he's running again for the Republican nomination to challenge the Deep South's last white Democratic congressman: Rep. John Barrow.
Mon., May 20, 2013 12:00pm
Several east Georgia Republicans are weighing a possible challenge to Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow next year. The Augusta congressman won a fifth-term last fall even after his 12th District seat was redrawn to give Republicans a daunting advantage.
Wed., March 27, 2013 10:02am
The federal Department of Veterans Affairs opened a new outpatient clinic in Statesboro Tuesday. The Statesboro clinic will provide primary care and mental-health services and will be open four days per week.
Mon., January 28, 2013 3:00am
Augusta Democrat John Barrow says he wants to end the partisan manipulation of political boundaries in Congress. He's introduced legislation that would require states to set up independent panels to oversee redistricting in the U-S House. But some political observers doubt the change would rid federal politics of gridlock.
Mon., December 10, 2012 8:44am
U.S. Rep. John Barrow was scheduled to visit the Fisher House at Augusta's VA medical center Monday to donate his 79,000 frequent flyer miles to its Hero Miles Program.
Tue., November 6, 2012 11:41pm
Republican Lee Anderson has conceded defeat in the state's most-closely watched Congressional race. The announcement provides some conclusion to the bitter head-to-head battle to represent Georgia's only competitive congressional district. Democratic US Representative John Barrow has not yet spoken to his supporters.
Tue., November 6, 2012 9:54pm
Early results are starting to trickle in in the state's most closely-watched congressional race. But the 12th District has been competitive for both parties since it was created a decade ago. And no one is expecting to go home early tonight. Barrow and Anderson are at their headquarters in Augusta and Evans, respectively.
Thu., November 1, 2012 4:06pm
John Barrow is in the fight of his political life. But his conservative Republican challenger sees strength in new district boundaries and anti-Obama sentiment.
Fri., October 26, 2012 9:24am
An independent, pro-Republican political committee says it's spending about $200,000 on advertising in eastern Georgia, where the GOP is trying to oust Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow of Augusta.
Thu., September 20, 2012 4:00pm
Republican Congressional hopeful Lee Anderson is dodging debates with U.S. Representative John Barrow. This week, the Grovetown lawmaker has rebuffed two debates with the Democratic incumbent in Georgia's 12th District.