Monday on Political Rewind: Former U.S. Rep. Buddy Darden joins the panel as we discuss nationwide inflation. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp attempts to tie Stacey Abrams to President Biden's economic policies. But Abrams isn't backing away from Biden, despite his low approval ratings. Plus, the State Ethics Commission investigates Abrams' 2018 campaign.
The Georgia Government Transparency & Campaign Finance Commission dismissed two charges against Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams but upheld a slew of other charges against 30 Georgia candidates facing fines for failing to file sufficient personal financial disclosure information.
Georgia Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock raised $17.2 million for his Senate reelection bid in 2022's second quarter, while Republican challenger Herschel Walker raised $6.2 million.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren said Monday the Trump campaign took $250 million in donations but didn't use it for the legal defense funding it claimed to need it for.
Georgia state ethics officials have agreed to drop their campaign finance case against former state Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine. In exchange, Oxendine will hand over $128,000 remaining from his 2010 campaign for governor without admitting wrongdoing.
Democrat Stacey Abrams is asking a federal judge to shut down fundraising by a committee controlled by incumbent Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp that can take unlimited contributions. Abrams says it's unfair that Kemp can raise money for his committee now, but that Abrams can't raise money until after May 24 when she clinches the Democratic nomination.
A federal judge has ruled that Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams cannot immediately begin raising and spending unlimited campaign contributions under a new state law. That's because she is not yet her party's nominee.
Georgia Democratic candidate for governor Stacey Abrams wants a federal judge to let her immediately begin raising and spending unlimited sums. Abrams sued on Monday, challenging as unconstitutional new fundraising committees created by Georgia lawmakers last year.
Perdue’s lawyers say a bill signed into law by Kemp last year leaves the former senator at an unfair fundraising disadvantage by allowing high-ranking elected officials, including the sitting governor, to raise unlimited cash during the three-month legislative session leading up to the party primary using special “leadership committees.”
With several nationally watched races in 2022, Georgia candidates for U.S. Senate, House and other top offices are raising (and spending) serious money.
Candidates for federal office in Georgia have raked in more than $56 million in contributions since January.
The Atlanta mayoral race is awash in cash, as the top four contenders have brought in more than $1 million each.
Kemp signed a bill allowing him and a handful of others to raise an unlimited amount of money starting July 1. To break down the legislation, GPB’s Rickey Bevington spoke with James Salzer, assistant senior editor for politics and state government at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The House on Thursday passed a Senate bill along party lines that would allow party leaders to create new organizations to raise unlimited funds for races and allow candidates to bypass fundraising limitations.
Adelson built a casino empire that stretched from Las Vegas to Singapore. His huge donations to conservative causes in the U.S. and Israel helped shape politics in both countries.