Trump announces 2024 bid.

Former President Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Fla., on Tuesday. Trump announced he is once again running for president after being ousted in 2020 by President Joe Biden.

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The panel 

Charles Bullock, professor of political science, University of Georgia

Greg Bluestein, @bluestein, political reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Rick Dent, political ad expert and vice president, Matrix Communications

Tia Mitchell, @ajconwashington, Washington reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


The breakdown

1. Georgia's six-week abortion ban is overturned in court. 

  • Judge Robert McBurney ruled that the so-called "heartbeat law" violated the U.S. Constitution and U.S. Supreme Court precedent when it was enacted.

    • The ruling has already been appealed, and could quickly go to the state's Supreme Court. 
  • Georgia's law was passed by state lawmakers by one vote and signed by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp in 2019.
  • Greg Bluestein says that legislators would face an uphill battle trying to pass a new abortion law this session. 

LISTEN: Greg Bluestein on if new abortion laws could be passed next session.

2. Donald Trump has announced he'll run again for president in 2020. 

3. Democrats sue over lack of Saturday early voting in Georgia's U.S. Senate runoff

  • The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, the Warnock for Georgia campaign and the Democratic Party of Georgia are challenging a bulletin from the secretary of state's office.

    • The bulletin says counties may not offer early voting on Saturday, Nov. 26, because of a 2016 state law that prevents certain Saturday voting if a state holiday is immediately before or after that date.
  • The Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and a Friday state holiday (formerly used to celebrate Robert E. Lee's birthday) prevent early voting. 

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