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John House receives key endorsement as momentum builds for his campaign as election day approaches

By   /  October 26, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet With only two weeks left until the election, momentum is clearly building behind John House, the candidate challenging 20-year incumbent Sanford Bishop. At this ‘eleventh hour,’ John House received a key endorsement from a would-be peer in Congress. Senator Saxby Chambliss (GA-R) made the following statement directly to the campaign: “I am pleased to [...]

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Veterans, patriots rally to be held tomorrow

By   /  October 19, 2012  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports They once served our nation, but now many veterans feel like they have been forgotten.  However, a group of people have organized a rally slated for tomorrow to remind the people of Southwest Georgia that veterans are all around us.

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Letter to the Editor: Comments on ‘John House wants to lose’

By   /  October 18, 2012  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet  Great Article for one. I met with John House, and we discussed issues on Taxation, War on Drugs and he talks the talk but I agree he doesn’t do much walking. I have my doubts and concerns at a time I am about to go early vote. Reason I met with John House was [...]

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John House wants to lose

By   /  October 17, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet  John House says he wants to beat Sanford Bishop. He has already defeated Ken DeLoach and Rick Allen. His supporters definitely want him to beat Bishop. The thing is, I don’t know that he really does.

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Republican congressional candidate John House , speaks to the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County

By   /  August 28, 2012  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Republican congressional candidate John House hears the concerns of DoCo Kiwanian Jody Putnal following the Kiwanis meeting on August 27.

Tweet Written by David Shivers After emerging victorious from the August 21 primary run-off, Republican congressional candidate John House of Columbus brought his campaign for the Second District seat to Albany on August 27. House defeated Rick Allen of Columbus for the GOP nomination.

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House defeats Allen

By   /  August 22, 2012  /  Politics  /  Comments Off

John House defeated Rick Allen, 55 percent to 45 percent, in the GOP runoff election

Tweet Written by Tom Knighton Less than a month ago, Rick Allen looked to be in the drivers seat.  Last night, John House apparently carjacked the ride as the retired Army colonel defeated Allen 55 percent to 45 percent in the Georgia Second District GOP runoff.  House won by a little over 480 votes.

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Rick Allen receives endorsements

By   /  August 15, 2012  /  Politics  /  Comments Off

Congressional candidate Rick Allen (center) picked up key endorsements, including from Dougherty County commissioner Lamar Hudgeons (left of Allen) and Lee County commissioner Rick Muggridge (right of Allen)

Tweet Written by Tom Knighton Rick Allen isn’t running the typical campaign folks are used to seeing on congressional races.  With little money coming in, there haven’t been any big advertising buys.  Instead, Allen has gone the old fashioned way and has met as many people in the Second District as humanly possible.  The result [...]

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Rynders, Powell to Publicly Endorse Rick Allen for Congress

By   /  August 14, 2012  /  Politics  /  Comments Off

GOP candidate Rick Allen is in a runoff with John House for the chance to challenge Rep. Sanford Bishop for the Second district seat.

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany – At a press conference to be held Wednesday at 1:00 pm at The Government Center, 222 Pine Avenue Albany, GA  31701, State Representatives Ed Rynders and Jay Powell are set to publicly endorse fellow Republican Rick Allen for Georgia’s Second Congressional District seat. Both Rynders (R-Albany) and Powell [...]

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DeLoach Endorses Allen in GA-2 Congressional

By   /  August 7, 2012  /  Government  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Candidate Rick Allen is in his second bid to earn the opportunity to challenge Sanford Bishop.  After coming in first place last month, he finds himself in a runoff with retired military man John House.  The man who came in third that night has now apparently thrown his support behind Allen. Allen shared the [...]

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School Board, T-SPLOST highlight interesting election night

By   /  August 1, 2012  /  Government  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Written by Tom Knighton   People who follow politics in southwest Georgia – particularly in Albany – can become a little jaded. However, Tuesday night’s results have some long time observers scratching their heads as the results ran against conventional wisdom. Some have long argued that Albany is a “black” town, and a white [...]

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