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House votes to boost child tax credit for high-income families, restrict it for immigrants

...that divides Republicans and Democrats, millions of low-income...Republicans voting in favor and most Democrats opposed, the bill cleared...Levin of Michigan, the senior Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee...expire at the end of 2017.Democrats see these types of payments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-25/house-votes-boost-child-ta
Across the region

...the fact.Complaints are filed against Deal, CarterATLANTA - A former state lawmaker has filed an ethics complaint against Democrat Jason Carter, whose campaign manager has since filed similar complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal.A July 17 complaint by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-25/across-region
Gov. Deal chides president over lack of communication of young migrants in Ga.

...has sought $3.7 billion appropriation for more immigration judges and detention facilities.House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals this week for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-24/gov-deal-chides-president-ove
Elections | The Augusta Chronicle

...Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn that could help determine control of the chamber. ATLANTA - Neither Rep. Jack Kingston nor businessman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections
Limiting mergers abroad: Obama targets corporate tax loophole

...It's wrong."Obama and congressional Democrats are pushing to severely limit such deals...ahead of the fall political campaign as Democrats seek to draw sharp contrasts with Republicans...into deals to avoid the law.Senate Democrats picked up the call this week, with Sen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/limiting-mergers-abroad-ob
Senator says he had PTSD when he was writing thesis

...taken word-for-word from previously published papers.The Democrat said Wednesday he was on medication and being treated for...resigned to become U.S. ambassador to China, and national Democrats said Wednesday they remained "100 percent behind Sen. Walsh...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-23/senator-says-he-had-ptsd-when-he-wa
All eyes on Georgia

...anti-incumbent furor to narrowly defeat veteran U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston in the GOP Senate primary ? faces off against Democrat Michelle Nunn.Voters said they wanted new blood representing Georgia in the Senate and they meant it. Consider: Three sitting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-23/all-eyes-georgia
Election Updates

...vote holds, he will face Democrat Valerie Wilson in November...10:30 p.m.Wilson wins Democrat school voteATLANTA -- Valarie...3,792 to 2748.The few Democrats who came to Columbia County...Mac Collins.Hice faces Democrat Ken Dious of Athens in November...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-07-22/election-news
Augusta Democrats needed to fill delegate slots for Georgia Democratic Convention in Dublin

Augusta Democrats who want to get more involved in statewide politics can run for one...chairman of the Richmond County Democratic Party. "If you swear to be a Democrat, you can go to the (Democratic) caucus."The Richmond County party...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-16/augusta-democrats-needed
Democrats deceive blacks

...the black population. The Democrat Party has convinced blacks...false accusations leveled by Democrats.The Jim Crow laws began...Andrew Johnson by the southern Democrats. The Ku Klux Klan was organized...ex-confederate soldiers and southern Democrats in Pulaski, Tenn. Republicans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-19/democrats-deceive-blacks