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Can Cynthia McKinney Win? Will She Affect The 2012 Presidential Race?

The former congresswoman is running for Congress as a Green Party candidate.

Cynthia McKinnney is back in the game.

The headline-generating politician is , held since 2006 by the low-profile Hank Johnson. That district includes parts of Decatur, Avondale Estates and areas to the east of Decatur.

McKinney served six terms in Congress and has a knack for generating controversy, in and out of office.

For those of you who weren't paying attention, here are a few of the high points:

Things could get interesting.

Are you worried or excited about McKinney's re-entry into electroal politics? Could she win? In a broader sense, do you think she could have any effect on the 2012 presidental election?

Steve April 23, 2012 at 04:33 PM
Her questionable PR continues - when an AJC reporter went to her mother's home to talk to her, she ran him off the property.
Avon Dale April 24, 2012 at 04:27 AM
It's going to be an interesting day when the truth is fully revealed about 9-11...the brainwashing is wearing off rapidly. We need more leaders like Cynthia who can see through the bold-faced lie known as the official story.
David Williams April 24, 2012 at 12:19 PM
She accomplished nothing in Washington. She does not understand the concept of "What goes around, comes around". I was as ashamed of having her represent Georgia in Washington as I was having Newt up there. They are just the same, just sitting on different sides of the aisle.
CJM April 24, 2012 at 01:10 PM
The Chik-Fil-A cow would make a better legislator than Cynthia McKinney.
Jonathan Belcher April 24, 2012 at 01:50 PM
The woman is a Narcissistic loon. I'm embarrassed that I live in the 4th district. It would not surprise me if she ran again and was elected again. We have some serious entitlement issues here. This area has changed for the worse during my lifetime. The crime rate has risen. House values and schools in our area have had a serious decline in the last 25 years. I attribute this to more and more people living in this area that think Cynthia was a good representive. I personally think the state of Ga. Would be better off without her.
JG April 24, 2012 at 02:29 PM
Personally, while she might not get much done up there, I feel it is important to have at least one person in Congress, who will call out the liars.
clm1950 April 24, 2012 at 03:04 PM
If she were a man would you feel the same way?
CJM April 24, 2012 at 03:13 PM
Oh, please. Of course. This is not about gender or race, but ineffectiveness. But you knew that already.
Mic April 24, 2012 at 03:51 PM
Could she be elected in this district? Are you kidding? Unfortunately, yes. The South Dekalb voters love her. She was an embarrassment before & if elected again, will be an embarrassment again.
bulldogger April 24, 2012 at 07:42 PM
I would make a better legislator than CMc.....and i'm not qualified.
JG April 24, 2012 at 08:11 PM
Absolutely. No difference, someone who does not let those guys get away with their lies is important.
ten April 25, 2012 at 12:46 PM
Really, I am a woman and she is an utter embarrassment to woman and everyone else in Georgia.
ten April 25, 2012 at 01:49 PM
Maybe she could get a job at the new Walmart !!

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