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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: Kemp Aims For Diversity With New Appointments

Today on Political Rewind, with two recent appointments Gov. Brian Kemp looks to broaden and diversify Republican leadership in the state. ...

June 14, 2019

Political Rewind: Michael Thurmond Explores Overlooked Athens History

On this edition of Political Rewind , a conversation with DeKalb County CEO and Georgia historian, Michael Thurmond. In his book Thurmond brings to light lesser known stories of African-American men...

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Political Rewind: Gov. Kemp Begins Medicaid Waiver Expansion Process

On this edition of Political Rewind, Gov. Brian Kemp is working on building a new healthcare waiver system. The governor has hired a firm to draw up plans in hopes of expanding Medicaid and giving a...

June 11, 2019

Political Rewind: How Georgia Democrats Are Navigating Calls For Impeachment

On this edition of Political Rewind, Rep. Lucy McBath from the 6th congressional district is being asked by constituents why she is not calling for the impeachment of President Trump. It is a questi...

June 10, 2019

Political Rewind: Rep. Doug Collins On Capitol Hill Issues, Washington Dysfunction

Today on Political Rewind, Rep. Doug Collins has found himself in the national spotlight as a key defender of President Trump and as the ranking member on the Judiciary Committee. ...

June 7, 2019

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