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Bill restricting Medicaid expansion in Georgia passes

...program should be made by the legislative branch and not an appointed board," said state Sen. David Shafer, the Republican president pro tempore. "The federal government is trillions of dollars in debt. ... We should be careful about doing our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-18/bill-restricting-medicaid-expansion
America, 'happiness is coming'

...the product. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell ? who, in the absence of a Republican president, are the face of the party ? aren't all that telegenic or charismatic. Sorry, but in today's world, that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-18/america-happiness-com
Tenured incompetence

...D-Nev., are in the teens. And despite ? or maybe because of ? his repeated acid-tongued rebukes of Republicans, President Obama's approval rating dipped to 37 percent last week.Clearly none of the players is covered in glory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-10-12/tenured-incompetence
Slip gloss

...journalistic ethics.And can you imagine a journalist covering tracks like that for a Republican?Of course not. For a Republican president or vice president or vice presidential candidate, the media would've celebrated and repeated the honey boo-boo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-08-10/slip-gloss
Kirby: Bad luck doesn't own a calendar

...Booth mortally wounded him.In 1881 Robert was named to the cabinet of President James Garfield, and was with the Republican president when he was fatally shot by the deranged office-seeker Charles Guiteau.Then in 1901, unlucky Lincoln was traveling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-12/kirby-bad-luck-doesnt-own-cal
Nunn's daughter wants to follow in his footsteps

...Foundation, derived from former President George H.W. Bush's "thousand points of light" philosophy. The Republican president named Nunn to his Council on Service and Civic Participation."Everywhere I've gone for the last seven days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-08-13/nunns-daughter
George McGovern, former senator and presidential candidate, dies

...had done so. It was a campaign in 1972 dishonored by Watergate, a scandal that fully unfurled too late to knock Republican President Richard M. Nixon from his place as a commanding favorite for re-election. The South Dakota senator tried to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-10-21/george-mcgovern-senator-and-
Rants & Raves

...are going to build a stadium in Atlanta costing taxpayers several hundred million dollars. And these guys are Republicans? PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS helped everyone financially by being responsible enough to not drag us into wars so cronies can get rich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-21/rants-raves
Will media chase this scandal?

...one actually got killed during Watergate."The other major difference in the scandals: Watergate involved a Republican president. We'll see whether there's a Woodward and Bernstein this time around who care enough to dog a Democratic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-06-22/will-media-chase-scan
Platform opposes abortion, gay marriage

...immigrants. It advocates making English the official national language.____HEALTH CARE:It states that a Republican president on his first day in office would use his waiver authority to halt progress in carrying out the health care act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-28/platform-opposes-abortion-gay-marri