Monday on Political Rewind: We speak with a giant of Georgia politics — former United States Sen. Sam Nunn.
We discuss Nunn’s career and ask him about how the Senate has devolved from an important deliberative body into a toxic partisan stew. What are the statemen’s thoughts on President Donald Trump and his efforts to forestall the outcome of the presidential election?
Thursday on Political Rewind: President-elect Joe Biden has maintained his lead over President Donald Trump in Georgia after the state’s ambitious hand recount of some 5 million ballots. But the process discovered counting errors in several counties that added more than 1,000 votes to the Trump column.
Meanwhile, even while the president and many loyalists here in Georgia and across the country continue to claim that the election was stolen, many Republicans are beginning to contemplate how their party will regroup in the aftermath of the Trump presidency.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is responding to criticism from leaders in his own party. President Donald Trump, Georgia’s two sitting senators and other high-ranking Republicans claim, without evidence, Raffensperger is complicit in rigging the state’s election for Democratic challenger President-elect Joe Biden.
Monday on Political Rewind: Counties across Georgia will finish their audits of ballots cast in the November presidential election. Fifty counties, including DeKalb and Fulton counties, have finished their recounts so far. Our panel of experts and insiders takes a look at the latest results from that process and looks ahead to what comes next.
Friday on Political Rewind: There is a frightening uptick in COVID-19 numbers across the country. Though the worst numbers are currently seen in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains, cases in Georgia of the virus continue an upward path. Our panel is joined by one of the country’s most prominent public health leaders, Dr. Carlos del Rio.
Meanwhile, many members of the Georgia GOP continue to challenge the legitimacy of the November election.
Thursday on Political Rewind: County election workers across Georgia soon begin a hand recount of nearly 5 million ballots cast in the presidential election.
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said the extraordinary measure will clarify the outcome of the presidential race in Georgia. Raffensperger has faced criticism from state Republicans who continue to make unfounded allegations of election fraud and accuse him of lacking transparency.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The spotlight remains focused on Georgia following the election as two crucial Senate races head to a January runoff. Influential figures are expected to make appearances here in the next nine weeks in the lead up to the Jan. 5 runoff elections, and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is responding to criticism from Georgia Republicans over his handling of the November election in the state. He received calls for his resignation by Sens. Loeffler and Perdue.
Our panel of experts and insiders break down the latest news.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Today, the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a case that challenges if the Affordable Care Act is constitutional. Georgia, among several other states, joined the federal government in challenging the legality of Obamacare as health care for hundreds of thousands of Georgians — and millions of Americans — could be at stake today.
Monday on Political Rewind: With Georgia still counting votes, Joe Biden seems to have won the state, though its 16 electoral votes weren't needed for him to be declared the president-elect.
Friday afternoon on Political Rewind: The margins remain close in Georgia’s ballot count. Overnight, Democratic challenger Joe Biden saw absentee ballots from metro counties propel him ahead of President Donald Trump.
But will his lead remain? Our panel takes a look at the latest.
Friday on Political Rewind: Biden pulls ahead with a narrow lead as ballot counting continues.
The race is still too close to call, and thousands of ballots have yet to been processed. The nation continues to watch Georgia’s returns as the state takes on new significance in the race for the White House this year.
Thursday afternoon on Political Rewind: Eyes watch Georgia from around the country as the counting of ballots continues. Less than 5% of the state's record 1.3 million absentee-by-mail votes cast in the election still needs to be processed and tabulated, and President Trump's lead grows slimmer by the hour.
In the race for Senate, the possibility of both Georgia's seats heading to runoff also increases as counting continues.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Georgia is poised to play a decisive role in the outcome of the race between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
Wednesday afternoon on Political Rewind: The counting continues as the presidential race remain too close to call a day after the election. Our panel of experts and political insiders will break down what we know so far.
However, some results are clear. Substantial Democratic leads in metro Atlanta suburbs show those districts are now firmly in Democratic hands. Rep. Lucy McBath won reelection, and Democrat Carolyn Bordeaux beat Dr. Rich McCormick.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The race for president in Georgia remains too close to call. As votes continue to be counted, the state appears poised to play a crucial role in determining whether President Donald Trump or former Vice President Joe Biden will win the White House.