Monthly Archives: March 2006

Majette Run Upsets Democrats, Harrell Presents Another Choice

(APN) ATLANTA – Denise Majette’s announcement yesterday that she is running for State School Superintendent has displeased many Democratic party leaders throughout Georgia, sources tell Atlanta Progressive News. Majette, a former Republican who has no education experience, will face Carlotta Harrell in the Democratic Primary. Majette’s decision could disgust voters, causing problems for the entire Democratic ticket, some party leaders […]

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Cox Violated Voter Rights, Judge Declares (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — A Senior US District Judge found that Georgia Secretary of State (SOS), Cathy Cox, violated voter rights by undermining voter registration drives, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. Cox, a Democrat who is currently running for Georgia Governor, is already under criticism for her stewardship of the state’s electronic voting contract with Diebold. “The Court finds and hereby […]

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30 US Reps Support Bush Impeachment Probe

(APN) ATLANTA – 30 US House Representatives have signed on as sponsors or co-sponsors of H. Res 635, which would create a Select Committee to look into the grounds for recommending President Bush’s impeachment, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. “There has been massive support for House Resolution 635 from a very vigorous network of grassroots activists and people committed to […]

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McKinney Endorses Moore for Secretary of State

(APN) ATLANTA – US Representative Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) has endorsed Angela Moore for Georgia’s Secretary of State, Atlanta Progressive News has confirmed with Congresswoman McKinney’s press office. This year’s race for Secretary of State of Georgia is critical to securing voter confidence in the state’s elections process. McKinney’s endorsement of Angela Moore is especially noteworthy given McKinney’s extensive leadership on […]

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28 US Reps Seek Bush Impeachment Probe

28 members of US Congress have now signed on to H Res 635, including US Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), the original co-sponsor, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. Meanwhile, US cities of Arcata, Santa Cruz, and San Francisco, each in California, have passed resolutions recommending Bush’s impeachment. US Rep Martin Sabo (D-MN) was the latest member of Congress to sign Conyers’s […]

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Mad Housers Build Huts for the Homeless

(APN) ATLANTA — The Mad Housers, a non-profit, volunteer, charitable organization founded in 1988 by a group of Georgia Tech architecture students, builds emergency huts for the homeless in the Atlanta area at no charge. “We are just providing a basic piece of capital,” Nick Hess, 35, President of The Mad Housers, told Atlanta Progressive News (APN). The organization sees […]

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