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Political Rewind: Second Kia plant coming; Greene stays on the ballot; Backlash over Roe v. Wade
Charles Bullock — Richard B. Russell chair, Political science, University of Georgia
Patricia Murphy — Political reporter & columnist, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Tammy Greer — Political science professor, Clark Atlanta University
Rick Dent — Vice president, Matrix Communications
1. Kia's parent company announced plans for a second factory in Georgia.
- The factory will be in Bryan County, near Savannah, and manufacture electric cars.
- The announcement comes months after Rivian announced it will also open an electric vehicle plant in Georgia.
2. A judge said U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene can stay on the ballot for reelection.
- The lawsuit seeking to remove Greene from the ballot was rejected.
- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Patricia Murphy spent a day following Greene on the campaign trail.
3. Republicans may face backlash in the 2022 election if Roe v. Wade is overturned.
- The first major poll conducted in the aftermath of the leak SCOTUS opinion suggests that if the ruling holds, Republicans may face backlash in this year's elections.
- But political analysts say Republicans could be poised to win both the U.S. House and Senate.
4. New gubernatorial campaign ads debut as the primary election looms.
- Gov. Brian Kemp's new ad attacks Republicans in Congress, including gubernatorial candidate and former U.S. Sen. David Perdue.
- Stacey Abrams' new ad credits her for protecting the film industry by voting for tax breaks.
Tuesday on Political Rewind:
We welcome Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Cynthia Tucker to the panel.