In the final episode of Political Rewind,The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's editor-at-large Kevin Riley interviews host Bill Nigut on a lifelong career in journalism, the stories he looks back on, and what he expects in Georgia's political future.
Brad Raffensperger has spoken with federal prosecutors investigating efforts to overturn the 2020 election. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has a few crucial rulings left on its docket.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The Supreme Court rejected "independent legislature theory," an idea that its critics say could have undermined American democracy. Sen. Jon Ossoff and Gov. Brian Kemp feud over who's responsible for EV developments in Georgia. Meanwhile, there were two disturbing neo-Nazi protests in Georgia this week.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Opponents of Atlanta's police training center filed a lawsuit against the city clerk after their referendum petition was denied twice, delaying a time-sensitive process. The Atlanta Advisory Board endorsed the referendum. And we discuss the latest on the Supreme Court's docket.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: This week marks one year since the Dobbs decision overturned Roe v. Wade, ending 50 years where women had a guaranteed right to choose an abortion. Plus, Brad Raffensperger challenges Donald Trump to a debate. But first, Bill Nigut speaks on the show's cancellation.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: As Donald Trump made his first appearance in federal court, Gov. Brian Kemp told CBS News that he'd support the former president should he win the Republican primary. Plus, will the federal trial delay Fulton County DA Fani Willis' legal proceedings?
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Donald Trump will be arraigned on federal criminal charges in Miami today. Our panel weighs in on the strength of the charges against the 2024 frontrunner. Plus, state Republicans suggest an outright ban on abortion and a return to paper ballots at their Columbus convention.
Friday on Political Rewind: In this pre-recorded conversation we discuss the outpouring of support for former first lady Rosalynn Carter as her family announced her dementia diagnosis. This news comes as she spent decades fighting to erase mental health stigma and find support for caregivers. We talk to executives at the Carter Center and the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers about her legacy.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Opponents of the planned Atlanta police training center launched a referendum campaign. But first, what to expect from the Georgia GOP convention.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The Georgia GOP convention is just days away, and some far-right Republicans want to introduce a measure to block mainstream candidates. Plus, before approving the police training center, the Atlanta City Council added an amendment, but opponents say it's insufficient and are launching a referendum campaign to stop the project.
Monday on Political Rewind: Donald Trump will headline the state GOP convention this weekend in Columbus. Gov. Kemp will not attend, and he's now going after Trump publicly. The Atlanta City Council will vote on funding for the controversial police training center, with large protests expected.
Friday on Political Rewind: After months of wrangling, Congress has officially sent a debt ceiling bill to the president's desk. More Republican hopefuls are throwing their name in for 2024. Mike Pence, Chris Christie, and North Dakota Gov. Doug Bergum will announce in the coming days.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The U.S. House plans to vote tonight on a debt ceiling deal. Far-right Republicans could complicate the math of the agreement. Plus, Mike Pence cancels on Georgia's GOP convention. But first, an outpouring of support for former first lady Rosalynn Carter after her family reveals her dementia diagnosis.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A debt ceiling deal will face its first major test in the U.S. House today. And as Pride Month begins this week, more than 50 bills restricting LGBTQ+ rights were passed around this country this year alone. Plus, crucial Supreme Court rulings to watch as its current term ends.
Friday on Political Rewind: The GOP field grows as Tim Scott and Ron DeSantis announce their campaigns for the White House. Meanwhile, President Biden leads in a new CNN poll, but his approval numbers continue to drop. And the Supreme Court strikes a blow to the EPA with its ruling on the Clean Water Act.