Thursday on Political Rewind: A bipartisan vote in the U.S. House approved the establishment of a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The proposal was opposed by all of the Republican members of Georgia’s congressional delegation. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp launched his reelection campaign with a series of TV and newspapers interviews.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Newly released census figures show Georgia’s population grew by one million people, a more than 10% increase, in the past decade. What do the new numbers mean for Georgia? Also, former Georgia congressman Doug Collins announced he will sit out the 2022 election cycle.
A new analysis of demographic data from Georgia's November and January elections confirms a larger decline in white rural turnout led to Democrats flipping both U.S. Senate seats, one of the biggest challenges the GOP must tackle ahead of 2022.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: The partisan fight to define Georgia’s new election law continues. SB 202 shapes how ballots are cast, votes are processed and who oversees the state’s elections. Our panel attempts to answer your questions while digging into the details of the bill.
Monday on Political Rewind: Criticism of the new election bill continued over the weekend as the measure, signed by Gov. Brian Kemp Thursday evening, receives nationwide attention. Democrats in Congress say the Georgia bill highlights the need for H.R. 1., the federal election bill currently awaiting action in the U.S. Senate.
In other news, Kemp signaled he will soon lift most of Georgia's coronavirus restrictions. Is his decision based on the advice of his public health team?
The report says Russian leader Vladimir Putin authorized a campaign to assist former President Donald Trump and undermine Joe Biden, though it was not on the same scale as Moscow's efforts in 2016.
The suit names Fox stars Lou Dobbs and Maria Bartiromo and Jeanine Pirro, as well as Trump allies Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the life and career of the nation's newest, and oldest, president.
It's unclear whether Trump's call violated election law or whether the president should — or even could — be prosecuted.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are among Republicans in the Senate that President Donald Trump has put on the hot seat. Will they help deliver the first override of a Trump veto after he refused to sign the Defense Authorization Act?
Friday on Political Rewind: our panel discusses a wide array of topics, from the coronavirus vaccine to the dynamics of the Senate runoff races.
Also, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger received widespread acclaim for refusing to bow to pressure to label President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Georgia a fraud. However, a new report from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution finds Raffensperger’s office might have inflated its investigations in cases of voter fraud for political purposes. Our panel weighs in on how the allegations may play into voter mistrust of the election process.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Georgia’s pair of crucial Senate runoffs are drawing ad dollars and national political figures to the state.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: The Electoral College officially cast their votes for President-elect Joe Biden on Monday. It’s the first time in nearly three decades a Democratic candidate has won Georgia’s support in the presidential contest.
Monday also marked the first day of in-person early voting for the Jan. 5 runoffs. With the nation's eyes on Georgia, how do the state's broad and diverse coalitions factor into this election, which will determine control of the U.S. Senate?
Four weeks after a similar event in the nation's capital, some of the president's supporters who came to protest a "stolen" election clashed with counterprotesters into the night.
Friday on Political Rewind: Georgia Republicans continue to give space for debunked election fraud conspiracies from President Donald Trump and his allies.