Conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza's new film "2,000 Mules" alleges massive voter fraud in the 2020 election, but NPR has found the filmmakers made multiple misleading and false claims.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Greg Bluestein spends his time at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and was recently named a contributor for MSNBC. But now Bluestein has a new outlet for Georgia politics, his book Flipped: How Georgia Turned Purple and Broke the Monopoly on Republican Power.
As former President Donald Trump sought to lay blame for his 2020 election loss, Georgia's secretary of state emerged as one of his main targets. Now, with a Trump-endorsed challenger in the Republican primary, Brad Raffensperger is fighting to keep his job.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The Department of Justice is investigating the fraudulent slate of Donald Trump electors in Georgia. Plus, House Speaker David Ralston prepares to unveil a bill to dramatically expand mental health resources. And GOP lawmakers are looking to ban access to abortion pills by mail.
Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi confirmed Sunday that an executive order was drafted for Trump to sign that would have used the military to seize machines in battleground states.
There have been a number of high-profile legal battles over legislation in Georgia recently, including laws on abortion restrictions and voting changes, and other complaints filed by Georgia political leaders over actions taken by the federal government. This week, GPB's Stephen Fowler talks lawsuits with GPB public policy reporter Riley Bunch.
At least two officials offered testimony in Congress about Georgia's role in the events leading up to the breach of the U.S. Capitol.
New Yorker journalist Jane Mayer says a well-funded national movement is "really going all in on this Trump lie" in an effort to change the way ballots are cast and counted.
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.