In 2002, Jimmy Carter was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

In 2002, former President Jimmy Carter was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Tributes to Carter continue after he entered hospice care this weekend.

Credit: The Carter Center

The panel 

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

Emma Hurt, @Emma_Hurt, political reporter, Axios 

Jen Jordan, @senatorjen, former state senator and Democratic nominee for attorney general 

Leo Smith, @leosmithtweets, GOP consultant and president of Engaged Futures

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


The breakdown:

1. Tributes continue to pour in for former President Carter. 


2. The foreperson of the Fulton County Grand jury makes several media appearances. 

  • Foreperson Emily Kohrs spoke to The Associated Press and several TV networks in an unusual move. 

LISTEN: Jen Jordan on the Fulton County foreperson's media appearances.

3. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene makes headlines calling for a national divorce. 

  • The outspoken congresswoman called for a separation of red and blue states. 
  • Greene has been largely outspoken as her status at the U.S. Capitol has risen after she supported Kevin McCarthy's speakership. 

LISTEN: Emma Hurt on Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's new position in the U.S. House.

4. As the Legislature passes the halfway point, the culture wars heat up.

  • Issues like the Buckhead City movement, religious liberties, and transgender rights have come up seemingly out of nowhere.

LISTEN: Tia Mitchell on state Republicans' political "sensibilities."

Thursday on Political Rewind: Breaking down The Atlanta Journal Constitution's series "American Dream for Rent." Please leave us a voicemail on the topic at 404-494-0421 or a comment on our Twitter page @PoliticsGPB.