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In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, Gov. Brian Kemp dodged questions on advancing gun control legislation.

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The panel:

Alan Abramowitz, professor emeritus of political science, Emory University, @AlanIAbramowitz

Chauncey Alcorn, reporter, Capital B, @CLamontLives

King Williams, documentary filmmaker and journalist, @IamKingWilliams

Patricia Murphy, political reporter and columnist, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution@MurphyAJC


The breakdown:

1. Four were killed and 28 injured in a shooting at a teen's birthday party in Alabama.

  • The attack happened at the Mahogany Masterpiece dance studio just after 10:30 p.m. local time as people gathered for a Sweet 16 celebration.

    • As of Sunday evening, the police hadn't identified a motive or suspect.
  • Kemp commented on the incident on CNN over the weekend but did not signal that he would further gun control. 

LISTEN: Patricia Murphy comments on her then-first graders doing a school shooting drill.

2. In the same interview with CNN, Kemp urged Republicans to move on from President Trump in 2024. 

3. Urban League releases State of Black America report.

  • The Urban League has released the national report for almost 50 years.
  • The report list economic issues as a top concern for Black families. 
    • The report also cautioned against right-wing extremist groups. 

LISTEN: Chauncey Alcorn provides an update on this report.

Tuesday on Political Rewind: The AJC's Tamar Hallerman joins us.