Rows of solar panels at the Toms River Solar Farm which was built on an EPA Superfund site in Toms River, New Jersey, U.S., 26 May, 2021. Photo by Dane Rhys/REUTERS

Gov. Brian Kemp announced a $2.5 billion solar panel deal with South Korean company Qcells.

The panel:

Andra Gillespie, @AndraGillespie, professor of political science and director, James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference, Emory University

Charles Bullock, professor of political science, University of Georgia

Chris Grant, professor of political science, Mercer University

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


The breakdown:

1. Gov. Brian Kemp announces a new solar panel deal. 

2. Kemp outlines his agenda for his second term. 

  • He made the key remarks at the Georgia Chamber’s annual Eggs & Issues breakfast.

    • Kemp focused in on economic development and workforce housing.
  • He will be inaugurated as governor for the second time tomorrow. 

LISTEN: Greg Bluestein gives an update live from the annual Eggs & Issues breakfast.

3.  Stacey Abrams says she's open to running again after November's defeat. 

  • Abrams made the comments on the The Drew Barrymore Show. 
  • She lost her second bid for governor of Georgia in November by a margin of 8 points. 

LISTEN: Chris Grant on where Stacey Abrams goes next.


4. Classified documents found in Biden's thinktank.

  • Classified documents from President Joe Biden's term as Vice President were discovered at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement last fall, according to Biden's personal attorneys.

    • These documents were discovered a week before the midterm election, and the news was just revealed. 
  • Many are drawing parallels between the FBI seizing documents at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. 

LISTEN: Andra Gillespie explains the difference of the classified documents between Biden and Trump.

Thursday on Political Rewind: You get a double dose of Political Rewind with an abbreviated episode at 9 a.m. as GPB prepares to give you live coverage of Kemp's inauguration. Then we're back for a live show at 2 p.m. to analyze Kemp's speech.