Two more pieces of Gov. Brian Kemp's tax cut agenda are advancing in the state House.
Georgia's Brian Kemp is done being underestimated. The governor has an opening to project his influence in a new way after decisively beating both a Donald Trump-backed Republican challenger and Democratic star Stacey Abrams.
On this final regular episode, we look at the 2022 midterm elections in Georgia and how they will influence the future of American politics.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The Political Rewind team convenes for a special live 2 p.m. broadcast following Georgia's primary election. But first, we tackle the latest news out of Uvalde, Texas, after a mass shooting at an elementary school there.
Kemp trounced Trump-backed former Sen. David Perdue in Tuesday's primary.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Voters are flocking to the polls on election day. David Perdue got one last shout-out from Donald Trump. Meanwhile, Gov. Kemp got a boost from Trump's former vice president. Georgians also have to decide on lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, and more.
Former Vice President Mike Pence was in town to stump for Kemp ahead of the primary election on Tuesday where the incumbent faces a handful of primary challengers — most notably former U.S. Sen. David Perdue. Pence’s visit highlights a sharp divide in Republican party politics in Georgia and across the country — those who are still in the good graces of former President Donald Trump and those who are not.
Monday on Political Rewind: On the eve of the primary election, Mike Pence arrives in Georgia to campaign for Brian Kemp while Donald Trump will hold a rally for David Perdue. It's a race that polls say may be out of reach for Perdue, but he argues his voters will surprise the pundits. Other candidates in closely watched races also make their final arguments to voters today, as well. Among Republican contests, Brad Raffensperger is looking to survive the wrath of Trump in his campaign for another term as secretary of state.
Tuesday’s primary election in Georgia is about more than deciding party nominees for races up and down the ballot in November, as Georgia’s battleground status continues to play an outsized role in shaping the future of American politics.
Friday on Political Rewind: Today is the final day of early voting in Georgia’s primary election. More than 700,000 people already cast their ballots – a record for the state, with tens of thousands likely to vote today.
Governor Brian Kemp is heading to an industrial site outside Savannah to make what his office calls a "special economic development announcement." Sources in Washington and Georgia have told The Associated Press the project is a $7 billion plant where Hyundai Motor Group will manufacture electric vehicles.
Thursday on Political Rewind: New polling on Georgia's slate of important primary elections just days away from the end of the voting period. Plus, what is the deal with "crossover" voting?
Tuesday on Political Rewind: The latest on early voting with just a week left before the primary election. Plus, Georgia leaders react to a shooting by a white supremacist in Buffalo, N.Y.
Friday on Political Rewind: Former Vice President Mike Pence announced he's attending a rally for Gov. Brian Kemp on the eve of the Georgia primary. And longtime state lawmaker Mary Margaret Oliver reflects on her service in the General Assembly.
Former Vice President Pence will rally for Kemp ahead of the May 24 primary, the campaign announced Friday. It marks a significant shift in Pence defying Trump and his chosen candidate for the race.