Monthly Archives: November 2006

E-Voting Critic Runs for Dem Chair in Georgia

(APN) ATLANTA — Donzella James, a former Georgia State Senator, US Congressional candidate, and elections integrity advocate, has decided to run for Chairperson of the Democratic Party of Georgia, Atlanta Progressive News has learned in an exclusive. In related news, Carlotta Harrell, who recently ran for School Superintendent and was considering the DPG Chairpersonship, has decided not to run, in […]

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Georgia Fights Donzella James E-Voting Lawsuit

(APN) ATLANTA — Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox’s Office has challenged Donzella James¬ís lawsuit regarding electronic voting in Georgia, Atlanta Progressive News (APN) has learned. James filed the lawsuit after her the so-called election results showed US Rep. David Scott (D-GA) beat her in the Democratic Primary. James argued that because Georgia elections are essentially meaningless, so long as […]

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Donzella James Eyes Georgia Dem Party Chairmanship

(APN) ATLANTA — Donzella James, a former Georgia State Senator and progressive Democratic opponent to US Rep. David Scott (D-GA) in the recent Primary, is eyeing the Chairmanship for the Georgia Democratic Party, James tells Atlanta Progressive News. James received national acclaim for her groundbreaking lawsuit against the State of Georgia for certifying her so-called Primary results even though Georgia […]

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US Rep. John Lewis’s Hypocrisy Continues (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — It’s now apparent US Congressman John Lewis’s (D-GA) spokesperson was not being honest with Atlanta Progressive News (APN) when she said Lewis doesn’t get involved in local races by supporting local candidates. Recently, US Rep. Lewis supported Fulton County Commissioner candidate John Eaves, who won the seat. Lewis’s support was promoted by Eaves and his campaign in […]

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Hearings Begin On Bush’s Nuclear Plans, New Plutonium Plant Sparks Public Debate

(APN) NORTH AUGUSTA, SOUTH CAROLINA — “The product is a nuclear bomb. They kill people like you and me,” Allison Peeler, a college-age volunteer with Carolina Peace, said, crying during an impassioned speech here at a public hearing on Bush’s plans for a new plutonium pits plant. “A [plutonium] pit is the central core of a nuclear weapon typically containing […]

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Buckner Defends Votes, Promises Reform; Handel Opposes VRA

(APN) ATLANTA — With the General Elections in Georgia only days away, an elections integrity advocacy group has issued a controversial endorsement of a Republican candidate for Secretary of State (SOS), Karen Handel. Their non-partisan assessment of all SOS candidates finds Democratic candidate Gail Buckner to have the least favorable record on elections integrity, while Handel has one of the […]

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