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Brace for the backlash

...astounding amount of coverage to in early 2014.Don't expect, however, to see any substantial vetting of a Democratic candidate, including Hillary Clinton. The mainstream media worked overtime in 2008 to paper over President Obama's radical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-31/brace-backlash
Why were political polls off mark?

...get-out-the-vote tactics that Obama had perfected in his two successful presidential campaigns. And when early polls showed Democratic candidates behind, they and national media outlets attacked the pollsters for under weighting black voters."There was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-10/why-were-political-polls-mark
Perdue bests Nunn in Senate contest

...of early voters who were black rose, too. Those are good signs for Democrats because blacks generally support Democratic candidates.However, an analysis by political strategists at Landmark Communication concluded that the vast majority of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-04/perdue-bests-n
Jumbled on jobs

...would surely continue if Clinton, the presumptive Democratic candidate in 2016, wins the White House.Like Obama ? whom...chief executive. At best, the 67-year-old top Democratic candidate for president is still confused about how jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-30/jumbled-jobs
Re-elect Deal

...All that points to the type of fiscal sanity Georgians must keep.And what happens if Deal isn't elected? The Democratic candidate for governor is Jason Carter, who brings to the table all of four years' worth of political experience as a state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-30/re-elect-deal
Poll: Ga. Senate, governor races tied

...percent margin of error. In weighting the numbers for demographics, the poll assumes black voters will case one-third of the ballots representing a higher turnout than what most other pollsters expect and helping Democratic candidates.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-03/poll-ga-senate
Former Georgia Gov. Zel Miller endorses Nunn's Senate bid

...to cite as reinforcements for her message.Republicans are betting heavily on their national strategy to tie Democratic candidates to the president, particularly in Republican-leaning states. Obama lost Georgia twice, albeit by single-digit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-14/former-georgia-gov-zel-miller
Agencies are attack dogs

...emails, Koskinen replied, "I don't think one is owed." Koskinen, who has donated nearly $100,000 to Democratic candidates and zero to Republicans, essentially thumbed his nose at congressmen with the cavalier attitude of "I'm untouchable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-31/agencies-are-attack-dogs
Sheheen wants to dedicate 5 percent of South Carolina's budget to roads; doesn't want gas tax increase

COLUMBIA -- Democratic candidate for governor Vincent Sheheen has his own plan to raise hundreds of millions of dollars to improve roads, but he doesn't want to raise the gas tax.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-22/sheheen-wants-dedicate-5-percent-sc
Jason Carter speaks at Paine

Jason Carter, a Democratic candidate for Georgia governor, spoke today to the annual conference of the 6th Episcopal District of the CME Church meeting at Paine College. Augusta Mayor-Elect Hardie Davis also attended today's event.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-16/jason-carter-speaks-paine