The panel:

Adrienne Jones, @adriennemjns, professor of political science and director of pre-law, Morehouse College

Amy Steigerwalt, @DrSteigerwalt, professor of political science, Georgia State University

Audrey Haynes, professor of political science, University of Georgia

Tamar Hallerman, @TamarHallerman, senior reporter, Atlanta Journal-Constitution


The breakdown:

1. There was record early voting turnout on the first day of statewide voting. 

2. Gov. Brian Kemp condemns Donald Trump for meeting with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes. 

  • Both Fuentes and West have expressed antisemitic and racist views. 
  • Kemp told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Monday that he’s proud of the relationship he’s forged with the Jewish community and Israel. 

LISTEN: Tamar Hallerman on Kemp condemning Trump's meetings.

3. Herschel Walker makes controversial comments on younger voters. 

  • He made the comments in an interview with conservative outliet CD Media.
  • Walker only had two public campaign events during Thanksgiving week, compared to Warnock's 16 events.

4. The U.S. Senate is set to vote on bill that would protect same-sex and interracial marriages. 

  • The Respect for Marriage Act (RMA) aims to codify same-sex and interracial marriages through federal protections.
  •  Democrats' push to pass the bill comes while they still control both chambers of Congress.

LISTEN: Professors Amy Steigerwalt and Adrienne Jones explain Georgia's history in the fight for same-sex marriage.

Tomorrow on Political Rewind: The AJC's Greg Bluestein joins the panel.