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  • Georgia high court disbars former Congresswoman Majette

    03/29/2014 8:29:55 AM PDT · by PAR35 · 34 replies
    AJC ^ | March 28, 2014 | Rhonda Cook
    The Georgia Supreme Court has disbarred former Georgia Congresswoman Denise Majette, finding she overbilled clients and misled the court about how much she was owed in fees. *** DeKalb County voters elected Majette to Congress in 2002 after she defeated then-Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney in the Democratic primary. She resigned after one term to run for the U.S. Senate and lost to Republican Johnny Isakson in the general election in 2004. In 2008, she sought office again but lost her bid to unseat state School Superintendent Kathy Cox.
  • Majette's quantum leap of faith (Herman Cain already a stone in Dems shoe [my title])

    07/11/2004 1:00:22 PM PDT · by CondiArmy · 3 replies · 549+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 07/10/04 | Ben Smith
    On the stump, [Denise] Majette, who scored "98 percent" introverted on a personality test, can be tentative and nervous. One-on-one she can be poised and articulate, even outspoken. During a recent interview, she ridiculed Cain, an African-American, for telling voters that when the founding fathers spoke of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness," they meant "life from conception." "Black folks didn't even count as being human. We were chattel," Majette said. "The only way Herman Cain got to be able to stand up in a room full of white folks talking about how he defines life is because there...
  • GOP Makes 'Top Priority' Of Converting Black Voters

    12/25/2003 7:13:17 PM PST · by Carthago delenda est · 35 replies · 310+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | December 25, 2003 | Darryl Fears
    It was a historic moment for the Grand Old Party: At the 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, black conservatives took center stage, delivered speeches in prime time, raised their voices in a gospel choir and locked hands with the white men who, by an overwhelming majority, run the party. By the end of the convention, the future national security adviser, Condoleezza Rice, and secretary of state, Colin L. Powell, had emerged as black conservative stars, and a concerted effort by Republicans "to invent new black leaders" -- as former House speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) once put it -- was...