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Georgia Democrats debate future after '14 losses

...000 unregistered black voters and 200,000 unregistered Latino voters. Both are difficult to do, and nearly every party leader says the party can't focus on one over the other.Reed, who serves on the executive committee of the Democratic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-29/georgia-democrats-debate-future
AP is in fantasy world

...control of the Senate, an AP story began by saying both parties had to overcome "voters' displeasure with their party leaders ... as glum Americans expressed little faith that either side could get the U.S. back on course." When the national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-16/ap-fantasy-world
South Carolina to weigh special election for Bobby Harrell's seat

...Tuesday's election by seeking a special election."Any such effort would be a misguided attempt to replace a disgraced party leader in defiance of South Carolina law," Harrison said in a statement.But Charleston County GOP chairman John Steinberger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-29/south-carolina-weigh-spe
Georgia roads: Bad, getting worse

...nothing's off the table."The study committee has a bumpy road ahead, as its first meeting last week showed when Tea Party leaders renewed their opposition to any type of tax increase."I don't think there is one silver bullet for any of these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-09/georgia-roads-bad-gettin
Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

...from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a titan of the Washington establishment. But he also garnered backing from tea party leaders and Karen Handel, the tea party favorite who finished third in the May primary.Kingston, 59, ran as an 11-term...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-22/perdue-defeats
Analysis: Ga. voters sought major change with Perdue

...What else didn't work were the dozens of endorsements Kingston collected from former rivals, self-proclaimed tea party leaders and supposed special-interest powerhouses like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Rifle Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-23/ga-voters-sought-major-chang
Conservative challenges

...American values.? Conservatives have had some pretty poor messengers. Since the end of the Reagan era, Republican Party leaders have often been unlikable, inarticulate and laughably untelegenic.? Republicans are expected to have specifics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-28/conservative-challeng
Kingston continues political climb

...the National Rifle Association, National Right to Life, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce -- as well as many tea party leaders who generally oppose the chamber. He has a lifetime voting record of 100 percent in accord with the National Conservative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-07/kingston-conti
Handel endorses Kingston ahead of GOP Senate runoff

...reference to Perdue's background heading major companies.A day earlier, Kingston won the endorsement of a major tea party leader, Julianne Thompson. That balances the endorsement earlier this month of him by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-28/handel-endorses-kingston-ahea
May 20 ballots to include Democrats' questions

...issues in this year's campaign. Nationally, the party is focusing on the minimum wage and expanding Medicaid. And party leaders of the state House and Senate have been hammering away on ethics and education funding since the start of the legislative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-09/may-20-ballots