Friday on Political Rewind: Former President Donald Trump's presence at the state GOP convention highlights the rift between Gov. Brian Kemp's supporters and MAGA Republicans. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene launched a campaign to impeach President Biden and other administration officials. Also: the latest on "Cop City" protests.
Friday on Political Rewind: Mirroring conservative leadership nationwide, Lt. Gov. Burt Jones is calling for an audit of University System spending on diversity, equity and inclusion programs. Plus, Brad Raffensperger tells reporters disinformation is the greatest threat to democracy.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The Supreme Court is temporarily allowing access to the abortion drug mifepristone while it decide if it will permit the medication's use. Meanwhile, the DeKalb County autopsy of Manuel Teran, the activist killed at the planned police training center, shows no gunpowder residue on their hands.
Monday on Political Rewind: The Legislature's outcomes are still front of mind for Georgians. Chancellor Sonny Perdue decried a cut to the University System and mental health advocates mourn a failed expansion. Plus, CBS' 60 Minutes is under fire for an interview with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene.
Thursday on Political Rewind: As the dust settles after Sine Die, the fate of several major bills has become clear. A controversial budget, private school vouchers, expanded mental health care, and legalized sports betting - our panel weighs in.
Monday on Political Rewind: Lt. Gov. Burt Jones has given up legislation that would threaten key health care bills. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp quickly signed SB 140, which restricts gender-affirming care for transgender minors. And there are new developments at the site of the future Atlanta police training center.
Jackson Republican and businessman Lt. Gov. Burt Jones ran for the office after a decade as a state senator because he wanted a new challenge and thought he could help ordinary Georgians, he said
Thursday on Political Rewind at 9 a.m.: Gov. Brian Kemp will be sworn in today, beginning his second term as governor of Georgia. Over the last four years, he's changed his image from his 2018 campaign ads to a leader in the national Republican Party. Our panel anticipates his vision for his second term. #gapol
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Republicans failed to elect a Speaker of the House yesterday. Will Rep. Kevin McCarthy win in a historic fourth vote today? In Georgia, the race for former Rep. David Ralston's seat is going to a runoff while Gov. Brian Kemp and Lt. Gov. Burt Jones vow to reign in "far-left local prosecutors."
A special grand jury investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies illegally tried to overturn his defeat in the 2020 election in Georgia appears to be wrapping up its work, but many questions remain.
On Tuesday, Oct. 18, candidates Charlie Bailey (D), Ryan Graham (L) and Burt Jones (R) debated in the race for Georgia lieutenant governor.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A new poll from GPB News and the Georgia News Collaborative shows Walker and Warnock nearly tied, but recent controversies might have an impact on the outcome in November. The poll also shows Abrams trailing Kemp by double digits and republicans leading down-ballot races.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: We may see a debate in the U.S. Senate race after all, as Warnock and Walker agree to meet in Savannah. Meanwhile, a fake elector aided Trump attorney Sidney Powell in copying election data in Coffee County. Cathy Latham, a county Republican Party chairwoman, escorted four technicians into the elections office. Plus, the panel breaks down Nancy Pelosi's visit to Georgia.
Monday on Political Rewind: President Biden's decision to forgive student loan debt sparked a backlash from conservatives and enjoyed wide support from his base. Plus, state Democrats rally at a convention in Columbus while Gov. Kemp headlines a GOP fish fry in Perry. And we talk of the legacy of former first lady Sandra Deal.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A judge ruled that Fani Willis cannot investigate state Sen. Burt Jones in the Fulton County special grand jury investigating the 2020 election. Plus, courts have upheld subpoenas for false electors and Rep. Jody Hice. Meanwhile, Rep. Buddy Carter voted against codifying gay marriage.