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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: Graves, Loeffler Part Of Shifting Seats in Georgia's Congressional Delegation

Today on Political Rewind , the senior-most Republican in Georgia’s congressional delegation announces he will not seek re-election. Why has Rep. Tom Graves joined the GOP exodus from Congress? ...

December 6, 2019

Political Rewind: Kemp Makes His Choice On Senate Seat

On Wednesday's Political Rewind , Gov. Brian Kemp officially announced that Kelly Loeffler is his pick to replace the retiring Sen. Johnny Isakson. An Atlanta business executive, Loeffler is new to ...

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Political Rewind From UGA: Countdown to Kemp's Senate Announcement

Today on Political Rewind , we are live from the studios of WUGA in Athens. We will discuss the impending announcement from Gov. Brian Kemp about his decision regarding Sen. Johnny Isakson’s seat....

December 3, 2019

Political Rewind: Tumultuous Storm Gathers Over Isakson Seat

Today on Political Rewind , Gov. Brian Kemp is locked in a battle with President Donald Trump over his choice to replace Sen. Johnny Isakson in the U.S. Senate. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution repo...

December 2, 2019

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On this Special Edition of Political Rewind , a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning author Rick Atkinson. His new book, The British Are Coming , tells the story of the early years of the Revolu...

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