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OP-ED/Rep. McKinney – Councilman Hall Trying to Steal the Homeless Task Force

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Prepared by former U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) for Atlanta Progressive News. #### This is a story of pure greed.   I have visited the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless and believe that the City of Atlanta–its Mayor and City Council Members–should fight the system that produces homeless families, including homeless veterans.   In the absence of such […]

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What We’re Reading: Saturday, August 08, 2015

Click on the link for the full post to access each of the linked articles: Georgia Senators Back Oil Drilling Plans for Georgia’s Coast as Obama Pushes Climate Change Regulations Saporta Report http://saportareport.com/georgias-senators-back-oil-drilling-plans-for-georgias-coast-as-obama-pushes-climate-change-regulations/   Nathan Deal Gives Georgia Gambling Supporters an Opening Political Insider blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2015/07/27/nathan-deal-gives-georgia-gambling-supporters-an-opening/   Lithonia Resident (Faye Coffield) Invited to White House to Discuss Community […]

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John Judge, 1947-2014, !Presente! (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — John Patrick Judge, an activist and historian who studied covert government operations and political assassination theories, and who worked as an aide for U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) and later on her 2008 campaign as the Green Party nominee for President of the U.S., died at the age of 66.   Judge died on April 15, 2014, […]

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Supreme Court Disbars Former US Rep. Denise Majette

  (APN) ATLANTA — The Supreme Court of Georgia has disbarred former U.S. Rep. Denise Majette (D-Atlanta), who served nine years as a State Court Judge in DeKalb County before running for Congress in the 4th district.   According to the State Supreme Court opinion, Majette was disbarred in a ruling of 4 to 2 for “committing multiple violations of […]

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Former US Rep. Cynthia McKinney Releases Autobiography

  (APN) ATLANTA — Former US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) has written an autobiography, Ain’t Nothing Like Freedom, that is now available from Clarity Press, including in e-book format on Amazon.com. Atlanta Progressive News obtained a copy of the book from Clarity Press, which was hot off the e-presses, and has reviewed it in its entirety. Yesterday, McKinney started her […]

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Former State Rep. Mable Thomas Running for Ashe’s Former Seat

(APN) ATLANTA — Former State Rep. “Able” Mable Thomas, who previously served in the State House of Representatives, will be running for the seat of former State Rep. Kathy Ashe (D-Atlanta), the candidate told Atlanta Progressive News. Due to redistricting, Thomas was recently redistricted into Ashe’s District, which is District 56.   “I decided to run based on my sense […]

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McKinney Campaign Announcement Expected Soon

(APN) ATLANTA — Former US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) is expected to soon issue a formal announcement that she is running for her old seat in the Georgia’s fourth Congressional District, to challenge US Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) in the General Election as a Green Party candidate, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. Previously, on April 02, 2012, Atlanta Progressive News […]

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Cynthia McKinney Running For US House on Green Party Ticket

  (APN) ATLANTA — Former US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) is planning to run for Georgia’s 4th US Congressional seat as a member of the Green Party, the candidate told Atlanta Progressive News. McKinney is planning to attempt to gather all of some 18,860 petition signatures, which are required under Georgia’s extremely restrictive ballot access laws for independent and minor […]

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Former State Sen. Robert Brown, 1950-2011, !Presente!

(APN) ATLANTA — Former State Sen. Robert Brown, 61, who had served as Georgia State Senate Minority Leader until earlier this year, was found dead this week in an apparent suicide. Brown graduated from Mercer University in Macon, and went on to be a strong advocate for the school. He was elected to the State Senate in 1991, in a […]

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Pat Chapman, 1926-2011, !Presente!

(APN) ATLANTA — Pat Chapman, 85, a lifelong advocate for the less fortunate who continued her activism on the computer after becoming home-bound, passed away from complications from a stroke, on Monday, May 16, 2011. Over the last fifteen years, Chapman had been a champion for the Democratic Party, even from her home in East Cobb County, a Conservative bastion […]

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