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Athens organizations come together to protest ICE

1/20/18
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Maggie Holland

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In Atlanta, they're preparing to direct 'Power to the Polls'

January 20, 2018
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Jenny Jarvie

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Chalis Montgomery supports state's partial reversal on voter 'purges'

August 18, 2017
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Montgomery for Congress

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Congressional candidate Montgomery calls for end to government shutdown

January 20, 2018
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Montgomery for Congress

"It's time to stop this dysfunction and actually govern," Montgomery said. "It's what the American people deserve."

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U.S. House candidate Chalis Montgomery blasts Homeland decision to force nearly 200K El Salvadorans to leave

January 8, 2018
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Montgomery for Congress

“This decision will separate families, hurt communities, and deliver a tremendous blow to our state and national economies,” said Montgomery, who is running in Georgia’s 10th Congressional District. “With every decision like this affecting our country’s immigrant population, the promise of the American dream is diminished for all of us.”

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Democratic congressional candidate Chalis Montgomery to speak on voting rights

November 30, 2017
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Montgomery for Congress

“Restoring voting rights is one of the most pressing issues of our time,” said Montgomery, who is running to represent Georgia's 10th district. “We must work to ensure that our democracy works for everyone.”

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Congressional candidate Montgomery ready to continue the fight

November 8, 2017
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Montgomery for Congress

“With the Congressional election just under one year away, now is the time to keep our eyes on the prize—which is regaining a majority in Congress,” Montgomery said. “I’m ready to continue the fight, all the way to Washington.”

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GA-10 Candidate Chalis Montgomery Calls for Renewal of CHIP Program

October 2, 2017
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Montgomery for Congress

“The failure to renew CHIP on time is a failure of leadership by the Republican-led Congress,” said Chalis Montgomery, Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 10th District. “They have failed to prioritize children and families and we must hold them accountable."

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Georgia congressional candidate Chalis Montgomery slams Hice vote against Harvey relief

September 8, 2017
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Montgomery for Congress

“With Irma bearing down on Georgia, we call on the Rev. Jody Hice to do the work he was elected to do and pledge now to vote for an aid package to assist victims of this latest storm,” said Montgomery. “We also call on Hice to reaffirm his commitment to Christian faith by caring for the ‘least of these,’ through direct action on a vote that will allow those supporting relief efforts and providing aid to have the resources necessary to help the entire region.”

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Georgia congressional candidate Chalis Montgomery stands against rollback of Title IX protections

September 8, 2017
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Montgomery for Congress

“What we saw today from Secretary DeVos was another failure to put students first,” said Chalis Montgomery, a Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 10th congressional district. “Failing to maintain Title IX protections sets the wrong course, and ignores the progress that the Obama administration made to make our campuses safer for students. The facts are that this program was making measurable progress to address a crisis that has been ignored for far too long.”

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U.S. Congressional candidate from Georgia blasts Trump decision on DACA

September 5, 2017
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Montgomery for Congress

“This move to abandon the Dreamers is cold, heartless, and morally bankrupt—once again putting party over people,” said Chalis Montgomery, U.S. Congressional candidate for Georgia’s 10th District.

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Athens Moms Protest Gun Violence

11/16/2017
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Nate Harris

In response to the shooting at a church in Texas on Nov. 5 that killed 26 people, members of the Georgia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America gathered at City Hall in Athens on Saturday for a vigil for the victims, as well as a call to action.

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How Democrats Flipped Two Athens-Area State House Seats

11/15/17
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Blake Aued

Chalis Montgomery, for one, wants to believe that they are. She’s running against ultra-conservative U.S. Rep. Jody Hice in the ultra-conservative (except Athens) 10th Congressional District, and sent out a press release pointing to Gonzalez and Wallace’s wins, as well as Milledgeville electing its first female African-American mayor, as proof she’s a viable candidate.

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A liberal Democrat takes aim at Hice’s deep-red Georgia district

07/19/2017
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Greg Bluestein

Chalis Montgomery, a 39-year-old educator and youth ministry leader, is backing an ardently progressive platform. She lists an immigration overhaul, criminal justice reform and access to college and vocational training for all, among her policy platforms.

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Democrat Montgomery to run for 10th Congressional District seat

7/18/17
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Alyson Shields

Democrat Chalis Montgomery announced Tuesday she will run for the 10th Congressional District seat.
Montgomery, 39, will compete against incumbent Jody Hice, a Republican.

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Opposing Hice: Democrats in Georgia's 10th district begin campaigning for midterms

7/13/17
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Pete Prybylski

While the nation’s attention was focused on the race in Georgia’s 6th congressional district coming to a close, the upcoming race for Georgia’s 10th district welcomed a new contender. On June 20, Chalis Montgomery announced to Oconee County Democrats her intent to run in opposition to incumbent representative Jody Hice.

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Democrat Says She'll Run Against Rep. Jody Hice

6/25/17
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Lee Becker

Chalis Montgomery, a musician and music educator from Barrow County, told the Oconee County Democratic Party Tuesday night that she intends to announce her candidacy for the 10th Congressional District seat and is seeking help in forming her campaign committee.

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