Natalie Mendenhall is a Chicago native who graduated from Wellesley College. She has reported on everything from Hurricane Irma to the Milwaukee Bucks winning the NBA championship. She is excited to tell stories in Georgia's diverse political landscape.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: More voices are calling for Congress to pass a bill that would address police misconduct. The bill passed the U.S. House in 2021 but was never taken up by the Senate. Plus, Southern Democrats urge President Biden and the Democratic National Committee to hold their convention in Atlanta.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis says criminal charges are "imminent" in her investigation into the 2020 election, but her final report will stay sealed while she pursues charges. Although they don't have the votes, state Democrats filed bills to overturn Georgia's abortion ban.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A Fulton County judge holds a hearing that will decide if findings from a special grand jury investigating Trump's election interference will be made public. Plus a new poll shows how Georgians feel about major issues this legislative session.
Monday on Political Rewind: There's been a dramatic escalation of violence between law enforcement and opponents of the planned Atlanta Police and Fire Training Center. Meanwhile, pro-choice activists protested on the 50th anniversary of the now-defunct Roe v. Wade decision.
Friday on Political Rewind: On Jan. 21, 2020, the first case of COVID-19 was detected in the U.S.. Since then, more than 2 million Georgians contracted the virus and nearly 40,000 have died. As a milder variant goes around this winter, we ask a panel of health experts how to best protect ourselves.