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Bill Nigut

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Bill Nigut has been a program host and producer at Georgia Public Broadcasting since November 2013. He is host and executive producer of “Political Rewind,” a political roundtable show featuring some of Georgia’s best-informed insiders weighing in on the big state and national political stories.

Political Rewind airs each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 2 p.m. on GPB Radio. The program also streams live on GPBNews.org and on the GPB News Facebook page. In addition, you can find it on GPB TV on Fridays at 7 p.m. and on Sundays at 9 a.m.

Bill spent 20 years as the national and state political correspondent for WSB-TV in Atlanta. In that role, he covered five presidential campaigns, traveling to Iowa, New Hampshire and other key primary states in each presidential election cycle. Bill also covered the White House and Capitol Hill for WSB, commuting from his home in Atlanta when major news stories were breaking in Washington, D.C. He grew up in Chicago, where he developed his love of rough and tumble politics and the Chicago Bears and Da Bulls.

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Political Rewind: Sen. Isakson Rebukes Trump's Attacks on Late Sen. McCain

On this edition of Political Rewind, an exclusive interview with Georgia's Senior U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson. Isakson responds to President Trump's attacks on John McCain in recent days that came i...

March 20, 2019

Political Rewind: Effort to Protect Confederate Monuments Stirs Debate

On this edition of Political Rewind, the legislature continues to hurtle toward Sine Die with some of the most controversial measures seen in decades still unresolved. A bill to protect Confederate ...

March 19, 2019

Political Rewind: Abortion Bill Moves Foward, Atlanta Mayor Faces New Airport Scrutiny

On this edition of Political Rewind, as the week begins, a bill that all but bans abortion in Georgia tops news out of the legislature once again. We’ll look at today’s early morning Senate comm...

March 18, 2019

Political Rewind: Abortion Debate Continues With Emotional Testimony At Capitol

On this edition of Political Rewind, it's been another week of highly charged debate over controversial issues in Georgia and in the nation's capital. Legislators here continue to battle over the bi...

March 15, 2019

Political Rewind: State Senate Approves New Voting Machines

On this edition of Political Rewind, Georgia election issues top our political news today. Despite concerns from citizen groups and cyber security experts, the Senate approved a new computerized vot...

March 13, 2019

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December 5, 2014 - 3:31pm

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Speaker Ralston On Risk-Taking And The Transportation Bill (VIDEO)

Last week, the Georgia House passed a billion dollar transportation package. It passed 123 votes to 46 through multiple revisions and last minute changes and pressure from conservatives groups to...

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Two Way Street

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Fighting For Freedom - Two Anniversaries

On this 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Atlanta Constitution has published a thrilling supplement to today's edition: full page copies of the front pages of the Journal and the Constitution from June...

June 6, 2014 - 4:49am
Two Way Street

My Mother's Gift To Me

Our terrific show writer Lisa Clark is working on an essay about mothers that we’ll air on the Thursday night edition of On the Story. It’s about her sister, who over the years has fostered dozens...

May 7, 2014 - 5:39am
On The Story

Early Voting In Georgia: Who Does It Really Help?

GPB News Director Rickey Bevington and others on the news team made note in our daily story meeting the other day that they'd seen pictures of U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn at a polling place...

May 6, 2014 - 5:01am

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