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Tourists flocking to Cuba 'before the Americans come'

...Talks to take the first steps toward normalized relations are just beginning and there is stiff opposition in the U.S. Congress to lifting the 53-year-old embargo that bars most trade with and travel to the island.Still, the December announcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-23/tourists-flocking-cuba-ame
SC lawmakers take aim at Muslim law

...Carolina, but a bill moving through the Legislature could send a statement to the court system and potentially the U.S. Congress, according to the sponsor of bill aimed at neutering foreign law in the American justice system.Charleston Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-10/sc-lawmakers-take-aim-mu
Last day to register to vote in Georgia general election

...Registered voters then have several opportunities to cast a ballot in the general election, which includes races for U.S. Congress, U.S. House of Representatives, governor and state school superintendent, as well as local district elections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-05/monday-last-da
Voting by mail begins in Nov. 4 election

...residents, incumbent John Barrow, a Democrat, and Republican Rick Allen, to represent Georgia's 12th District in U.S. Congress.Other contested races on the Columbia County ballot include a three-way contest for tax commissioner between Wayne...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-17/voting-mail-be
Augusta voters to see few local races on Nov. 4 ballot

...transportation worker James Swanagan.Augusta businessman Rick Allen won his second attempt at the Republican nomination for U.S. Congress and will face Democratic incumbent John Barrow for the 12th Congressional District seat Nov. 4.Two final contested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-30/nov-4-ballot-will-have-f
Saudi woman arrested while attending soccer game

...to attend a match at Riyadh's main stadium. And in January, a group of American women traveling with members of U.S. Congress watched a local soccer club match, also in Riyadh.The arrested woman, whose name has not been made public, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-15/saudi-woman-arrested
Augusta Commission seeks answers on sales tax package

...was urged along by campaign contributions from hotel officials to builder Rick Allen, a Republican candidate for U.S. Congress. Gray also cited a "biased" news media that supported the project. Convention Center operator Augusta Riverfront...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-06/augusta-commission-seeks
Gov. Deal, wife to visit Augusta

...was elected governor in 2010 and is seeking re-election next year.A native of Millen, he grew up in Sandersville and was a successful lawyer and judge in Gainesville. He also served in the Georgia Legislature and U.S. Congress.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-05/gov-deal-wife-visit-augusta
Across the region

...planning commissioner.Efstration and Cantrell were vying to replace Republican Donna Sheldon, who's running for U.S. Congress.In northwest Georgia, insurance agent and entrepreneur Bruce Thompson will represent district 14 in the state Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-03/across-region
Summerville Cemetery will be busy this weekend

...can bestow: twice Governor, attorney general, member of the General Assembly, and he represented Georgia in the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Senate.On Saturday, members of the Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-10/summerville-cemetery-will-be-