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Matthew Cardinale is Editor of Atlanta Progressive News. He has written previously for the Sun-Sentinel Newspaper, Shelterforce Magazine, The Advocate Magazine, The San Francisco Bay View, and the Berkeley Daily Planet Newspaper. He has also written for numerous online publications including OpEdNews, BuzzFlash, CommonDreams, AlterNet, RawStory, and TruthOut.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2007     

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(APN) 3 US Reps Support Cheney Impeachment
(1 comments) (APN) ATLANTA – H Res 333, the bill introducing Articles of Impeachment against Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney, now has two co-sponsors, for a total of 3 current total supporters, including sponsor US Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), Atlanta Progressive News has learned.

Sunday, April 22, 2007     

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(APN) Residents Take Over Public Housing Meeting at Atlanta City Hall
(1 comments) (APN) ATLANTA – The tables are starting to turn, as 200 public housing residents actually took over the Atlanta Housing Authority Fiscal Year 2008 Moving to Work Annual Plan Public Hearing held at Atlanta City Hall to discuss the planned demolitions of all Atlanta public housing.

Wednesday, April 4, 2007     

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EXCLUSIVE: US FY08 Budget Funds Iraq Occuption into 2009
(APN) ATLANTA – The US House's Federal Budget for Fiscal Year 2008 also projects $50 billion of spending in 2009 on "Overseas Deployments and Other Activities," primarily for use in Iraq, Atlanta Progressive News has learned.

Thursday, March 15, 2007     

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Gonzales Nixed Inquiry into Own Conduct at DOJ, Democrats Furious
(2 comments) (APN) ATLANTA – At least four Members of US Congress and four US Senators today raised concerns about a breaking report in the National Journal that US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales appears to have known he was going to be negatively implicated in a review at the US Department of Justice's (USDOJ) OPR when he advised President Bush regarding the review. The review was later squashed when Bush denied security clearances.

Saturday, December 9, 2006     

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US Rep. Cynthia McKinney's Full Remarks on Her New Bush Impeachment Bill
(3 comments) (APN) ATLANTA -- US Rep. Cynthia McKinney today became the first US Congresswoman to introduce Articles of Impeachment against President Bush, as well as Vice President Cheney and Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice.

Thursday, November 23, 2006     

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Atlanta Progressive News Celebrates One Year of Publication
(APN) ATLANTA – November 23, 2006, marks the one year anniversary of the founding of Atlanta Progressive News (APN). To commemorate this occasion, Matthew Cardinale, Founder of APN, has issued the following letter to our readers:

Tuesday, November 21, 2006     

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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's lawsuit regarding electronic voting in Georgia, Atlanta Progressive News (APN) has learned.

Sunday, November 19, 2006     

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US Rep. John Lewis's Hypocrisy Continues
(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.

Sunday, November 12, 2006     

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Hearings Begin On Bush's Nuclear Plans, New Plutonium Plant Sparks Public Debate
(1 comments) (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.

Monday, August 14, 2006     

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BREAKING: McKinney Pursuing Legal Challenges to Elections in Georgia
(2 comments) (APN) ATLANTA -- US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) is pursuing numerous legal avenues to challenge the so-called "results" of not only her recent Primary and Runoff Elections, but also the fundamental reality that the current E-voting system in Georgia does not provide us with "results" that are in any way meaningful.

Wednesday, July 19, 2006     

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Machine VOTE FLIPPING Claimed in McKinney Primary
(APN) ATLANTA -"You've got electronic voting machines. Many people called in and shared their concern. They pushed the button for Cynthia McKinney and Hank Johnson came up. It wasn't one time, it wasn't two times, it was many, many times," Karen Fitzpatrick, who has been monitoring elections for US Rep. McKinney's re-election campaign, told Atlanta Progressive News in an exclusive interview.

Monday, July 10, 2006     

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US Rep McKinney Meets with Progressives at American Blackout Film Screening
(APN) DECATUR - US Congresswoman McKinney (D-GA) wowed a progressive audience here at the packed Push Push Theater during a forum following a screening of the film "American Blackout."

Thursday, July 6, 2006     

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Lieutenant Governor Hopefuls Debate in Atlanta
(APN) All five Democratic Candidates for Lieutenant Governor spoke at a recent forum at the Druid Hills Presbyterian Church, on June 6, 2006, on topics such as education, transportation, immigration, and faith-based government programs.

Thursday, July 6, 2006     

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Secretary of State Candidate Gets Rap Campaign Song
(1 comments) (APN) "Vote for Miss Angela," the rap song, available at www.angelasos06.com, has been playing on radio stations and personal computers across the nation after a recent explosion of interest.

Monday, July 3, 2006     

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Interview with US Rep John Lewis on the Voting Rights Act Renewal
"I'm shocked, I'm surprised, and I'm also very saddened, to relive some of these issues over again, using some of the same language that was used in the 1950s and 1960s," US Rep. John Lewis told Atlanta Progressive News in a phone interview.

Monday, July 3, 2006     

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Marcy Winograd Vows to Keep Fighting
Marcy Winograd may have lost her primary race against Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA), but she vows to keep fighting.

Friday, May 19, 2006     

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Gore May Run for President in 2008, Warns of Global Warming
(1 comments) Al Gore may be a “recovering politician,” but “You always have to worry about a relapse,” Gore told Atlanta Progressive News.

Saturday, May 6, 2006     

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Rumsfeld Protester Injured, Gives Insider Account
Protester Gloria Tatum, 62, was injured at a protest against Donald Rumsfeld, US Secretary of Defense, today, from when she was shouting at Rumsfeld, and has a bruise on her back, Tatum says. The noted local activist gave her first hand account of the heckling of Rummy to Atlanta Progressive News.

Tuesday, May 2, 2006     

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36 US Reps for Bush Impeachment Probe
36 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.

Saturday, April 29, 2006     

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Nickled and Dimed Play Debuts in Atlanta
Dozens of Atlanta’s leftists gathered for a preview of the stage version of Barbara Ehrenreich’s book, “Nickled and Dimed,” this evening, which was preceded by a panel discussion at The Five Spot on the living wage crisis.

Thursday, April 20, 2006     

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Georgia at a Crossroads, State Rep. Orrock Says
“Georgia is at a critical point, at a crossroads. We can go one of two ways. We can reverse the progress we made, that is a distinct possibility,” Georgia State Rep. Nan Orrock (D), 62, told Atlanta Progressive News. Or we can create a new progressive future.

Monday, April 10, 2006     

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Women Rally for Choice at Georgia Capitol
800 women and women’s advocates marched on and around the Georgia Capitol today at a rally sponsored by Georgia for Choice.

Friday, April 7, 2006     

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Progressive Eyes Harman Seat
(1 comments) Marcy Winograd was so shocked to see US Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) enable President Bush's illegal wiretapping program, that she decided to run for her seat this November. But now, Winograd's grassroot campaign has been so successful, it has blocked the Democratic Party from pre-endorsing Harman, a six-term Congresswoman.

Thursday, March 16, 2006     

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32 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Inquiry
32 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.

Friday, March 10, 2006     

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30 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe
30 US Reps Have Signed H Res 635 calling for a select committee to investigate the grounds for Bush impeachment. They join 7 US cities and the Center for Constitutional Rights.

Saturday, March 4, 2006     

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28 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe
28 US House Reps Have Now Signed H Res 635, Demanding a Select Inquiry Which Would Investigate the Grounds for Bush's Impeachment

Wednesday, March 1, 2006     

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Georgia Candidate's Car Vandalized
RuthE Levy is Running for Georgia State Senate. Her Cars Were Vandalized After She Added a New Leftist Bumper Sticker.

Tuesday, February 28, 2006     

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APN Interviews US Rep Thompson on FEMA, Katrina Accountability
US Rep. Thompson (D-MI) Says Bush Failed on Katrina and is in Denial about it. Thompson proposes changes to FEMA as a result.

Monday, February 20, 2006     

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Soldier Fears Retaliation for Civil Rights Complaint
A US soldier stationed in the UAE says he is being retaliated against for complaining his unit failed to lower the flag in remembrance of Coretta Scott King.

Friday, February 17, 2006     

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Interview: US Rep. McKinney on Katrina, Race, Class
Congresswoman McKinney talks about her findings on the roles of race and class in the government's failures with handling Hurricane Katrina.

Wednesday, February 15, 2006     

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25 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Inquiry
(1 comments) Over 12% of House Dems Now Co-Sponsors of H. Res 635

Wednesday, February 8, 2006     

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22 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Inquiry
22 US House Representatives Have Supported H Res 635, Demanding a Select Committee to Investigate Impeachment Grounds for President Bush

Friday, February 3, 2006     

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17 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe
(1 comments) 17 US House Reps Now Support HR 635. 20 now support Bush's impeachment, resignation, or a probe that may lead to impeachment recommendations.

Wednesday, February 1, 2006     

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14 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe
(3 comments) 14 Members of the US House Now Cosponsoring Conyers's H Res 635 to Look Into Grounds for Bush's Impeachment. 2 Others Want Resignation, while Yet Another Wants Impeachment Over Wiretapping Specifically

Monday, January 30, 2006     

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Gonzales Apparently Lied over Wiretapping to Congress
US Senator Feingold is troubled by Gonzales's apparent misleading. Feingold claims Gonzales told Congress the President had never violated the law over wiretapping.

Friday, January 27, 2006     

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Stonewall Dems Launch New GA Organization
A new organization--Atlanta Stonewall Democrats--believes that an energized, organized coalition of glbt Democrats can change election outcomes.

Thursday, January 26, 2006     

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ACLU Georgia Uncovers Pentagon Spying Files
ACLU Georgia releases documents related to the spying of the Pentagon and other agencies on peace protesters. They pertain to vegans with signs, a protest medic, and the G8 Summit. ACLU says these are the tip of the iceberg.

Wednesday, January 25, 2006     

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Federal Agencies Play Hot Potato over Wiretapping Probe
Departments of Defense and Justice Say Thanks but No Thanks to Inquiry Demands by Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and 38 Members of Congress

Saturday, January 21, 2006     

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Morehouse College Under Fire, Protest Planned
Morehouse College Won't Confirm or Deny Causing the Bruises or Injuries. Students and Activists Plan a Protest Next Week.

Friday, January 20, 2006     

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Rev. Al Sharpton Wants GLBT, Black Church Dialogue
2004 Presidential Candidate Issues Challenge to Both GLBT and Black Church Communities... Sees Manipulation of Blacks of Faith by Republican National Committee over Gay Marriage "Wedge Issue"

Wednesday, January 18, 2006     

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Report: Atlanta Mayor Leads Anti-Homeless Trend
National Coalition for the Homeless Says Atlanta's Allegedly Progressive Mayor Shirley Franklin is Leading a "Conspiracy of Mayors" to Criminalize Homeless People

Monday, January 16, 2006     

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Black Caucus Boycotts MLK Event over Voter ID Bill in Georgia
Historic Absence of Black Leaders Underscores Conflict in State Legislature

Sunday, January 15, 2006     

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200 Georgia Progressives Hold Historic Summit
Citizens Meet to Organize Atlanta's Progressive Community at Summit Held by Georgia for Democracy.

Monday, January 9, 2006     

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Bush Impeachment Inquiry Has 8 House Co-Sponsors
Seven co-sponsors have signed on to Conyers' H Res. 635. If the mainstream media wasn't worthless, you'd already know that though.