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Political Rewind: Runoffs, COVID-19 Relief Battles Continue As 2020 Winds Down
The Political Rewind team is back as we take a look at the top stories of the day.
It’s the last week of early in-person voting for the Jan. 5 runoff election. Candidates in the Senate runoff elections are moving into the closing days of their campaigns even as more than 2 million Georgians have already cast early ballots by mail or in person.
Fundraising in the election continues to soar to new heights as campaigns approach a staggering half-billion dollars in spending before the last ballot is cast.
Also, the debate over relief for American citizens struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Last night, a recalcitrant President Donald Trump signed a massive coronavirus relief package he had threatened to veto. What does this latest move mean to Georgia's pair of Republican U.S. senators?
Hardie Davis Jr. — Mayor of Augusta
Jim Galloway — Lead Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Patricia Murphy — Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Julianne Thompson — Political Strategist, Commentator