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Cynthia McKinney
November 3, 1992 William Clinton wins Georgia, with George Bush second and Ross Perot third; Wyche Fowler wins the popular vote for U. S. Senate, but fails to gain the required majority, forcing a run-off against Paul Coverdell. Cynthia McKinney is elected to become the first black woman to serve in the U. S. House of Representatives from the state of Georgia.
  Paul Coverdell
  Cynthia McKinney
November 2, 2004 Three-term Republican congressman Johnny Isakson of Marietta defeated Decatur Democrat Denise Majette from the U. S. House of Representatives to win the U. S. Senate seat vacated by Zell Miller. Also elected to the U. S. House were Jack Kingston (1st), Sanford Bishop (2nd), Jim Marshall (3rd), Cynthia McKinney (4th), John Lewis (5th), Tom Price (6th),John Linder (7th), Lynn Westmoreland (8th), Charlie Norwood (9th), Nathan Deal (10th), Phil Gingrey (11th), John Barrow (12th), and David Scott (13th).
  Marietta, GA
  Zell Miller
  Cynthia McKinney
March 29, 2006 Georgia Rep. Cynthia McKinney assaults a Capitol policeman after he stopped her from going around a security checkpoint
  Cynthia McKinney
March 31, 2006 Cynthia McKinney claims in a news conference she was a victim of racial profiling and "inappropriate touching."
  Cynthia McKinney
April 5, 2006 National Democratic leaders including members of the Congressional Black Caucus and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, upset that Cynthia McKinney had diverted press coverage of Tom Delay's resignation, ask John Lewis to talk with McKinney and ask her to apologize
  Cynthia McKinney
April 6, 2006 Cynthia McKinney apologizes to the Capitol Police for striking a guard
  Cynthia McKinney
July 18, 2006 In Georgia's Democratic gubernatorial primary, former Lieutenant Governor Mark Taylor defeated Secretary of State Cathy Cox while controversial Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney was forced into a runoff by virtually unknown former DeKalb County Commissioner Henry "Hank" Johnson Jr. Republican Governor Sonny Perdue was renominated and Scott Cagle defeated Ralph Reed for Lt. Governor.
  Cynthia McKinney
August 8, 2006 In a run-off election, Hank Johnson defeats Cynthia McKinney for the U. S. House
  Cynthia McKinney

Two-time Congresswoman from the Atlanta area, Cynthia McKinney has been a controversial member of the U. S. House

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