Wednesday on Political Rewind: The fight to pass a federal voting rights law is now taking center stage in the U.S. Senate. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp and David Perdue are trading charges of illegal campaign fundraising activities.
The governor asks for raises and spending to improve education and public safety ahead of his reelection campaign.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: 'Go Dawgs' is the rallying cry around Georgia this morning after The University of Georgia breaks a four-decade dry spell. But President Biden will make his own headlines when he visits Atlanta and prepares to announce a carve-out to the filibuster that would push forward key voting rights legislation.
"I believe the United States Constitution grants the citizens of our state the right to carry a firearm without state government approval," Kemp said.
Monday on Political Rewind, our first show of 2022, we discussed the stories that will likely drive the news in the months ahead—including COVID-19, internal schisms in the Georgia GOP, Stacey Abrams' second shot at governor, and more.
As we seek to embrace 2022 and everything the new year has to offer, here’s a look back at this year’s big stories around the Peach State
On Wednesday's Political Rewind: Atlanta reissued an indoor mask mandate as COVID cases rises in Georgia while state leaders took a more passive tone. Meanwhile, in the gubernatorial race, could constitutional carry be the latest wedge issue to come up in the Republican primary between Gov. Brian Kemp and challenger David Perdue?
The automaker says it will create 7,500 jobs and be able to eventually produce up to 400,000 vehicles a year.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The omicron variant surges in the United States. We look to Gov. Brian Kemp's response as the Georgia vaccination rate lags behind the rest of the country. Also: Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger's testimony is aiding the congressional Jan. 6 committee in building its case.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: We talk one-on-one with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Greg Bluestein as Gov. Brian Kemp waits to hear if his proposal for a limited expansion of Medicaid will win federal approval. Plus, Atlanta Mayor-elect Andre Dickens works to head off the Buckhead city movement.
A top federal official in charge of negotiating with Gov. Brian Kemp on Georgia’s high-stakes health care proposals visited Atlanta on Tuesday to talk about maternal health and other topics.
Friday on Political Rewind: It was a week dominated by news of former U.S. Sen. David Perdue's announcement of his gubernatorial candidacy. He is challenging Gov. Brian Kemp for the Republican nomination. Meanwhile, Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams began to lay out the themes of her campaign. In the U.S. capitol, the Senate passed a contentious measure to raise the debt ceiling.
Former U.S. Sen. David Perdue’s announcement that he's challenging Gov. Brian Kemp in next year’s gubernatorial primary is deepening the divide in an already fractured GOP. Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Perdue. How will Perdue’s unprecedented challenge to a sitting governor play out in next year’s primary elections and what could it all mean for the future of the Georgia GOP?
On this week's episode, we look at the Georgia governor's race now that David Perdue and Stacey Abrams have announced their campaigns.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A Georgia federal judge blocked nationwide implementation of President Biden's vaccine mandate for employees of federal contractors this week. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr was one of the seven state attorney generals who filed for the stay, arguing the administration was overstepping it constitutional authority. Meanwhile, the second ranking Republican in the state House, Jan Jones, says she's backing a bill to prevent students from having access to "obscene" materials.