State Sen. Sonya Halpern, an Atlanta Democrat who represents District 39 in the Georgia Legislature, recently participated in an evening ride-along with the Georgia State Patrol.
Gambling legislation could find a friendlier audience in the state legislature this session.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is calling for an end to Georgia's runoffs. Stacey Abrams gave her first public interview after the election. And texts between Mark Meadows and Georgia Republicans show unfounded conspiracy theories. #gapol
Wednesday at 2 p.m. on Political Rewind: University of Georgia legend Herschel Walker has lost his bid for the U.S. Senate, falling short by around 95,000 in the runoff race with incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock. We analyze where his campaign lost momentum. And we also look at some of Walker's shortcomings and how they'll influence candidate quality for the GOP going forward.
On Election Day, Ruwa Romman made Georgia history: She became the first known Muslim woman elected to the Georgia House, and she is also the first Palestinian American elected to any office in the state.
Monday on Political Rewind: Democrats secured the U.S. Senate, but Republicans could narrowly take the U.S. House, giving a platform to far-right representatives. Meanwhile, Georgia's Republican legislators meet today to find a successor to David Ralston.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Two days after the midterms, all eyes are on Nevada and Arizona's congressional races. Depending on the outcome, Georgia could decide who controls the Senate. Plus, we look at the voting coalitions that got Kemp reelected and ask what's next for Stacey Abrams.
Every year the state touts being voted No. 1 for business, but small business owners — especially entrepreneurs of color — continue to struggle with challenges brought on by the pandemic, Small Business Majority Georgia Director Rachel Shanklin said.
For the first time, the General Assembly will be required "to hold a debate on the situation" that sparks a veto in the Security Council within 10 working days.
NATO foreign ministers meet Thursday as part of a larger effort by the U.S., its allies and Ukraine to bolster Ukrainian defenses, and impose new penalties on Russia for invading its neighbor.
Friday on Political Rewind: It is the end of the final full week of this year’s General Assembly, with the session’s last day on Monday. What is going on with last-minute legislation? Among the bills that could still make it to the governor’s desk is a controversial bill to allow Georgians to carry concealed weapons without a permit. Plus, is former President Donald Trump hedging his bets on David Perdue’s run for governor?
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Speaker David Ralston joined us to discuss one of the most contentious sessions in his 12 years of holding the gavel in the General Assembly. We asked Ralston how he intends to navigate through hot button issues like a ban on the teaching of critical race theory and book bans in schools, while keeping the 2022 session focused on the issues that matter to him most.
With so-called "critical race theory" dominating the discussion before the 2022 General Assembly session begins, some worry more pressing problems like school funding could get short shrift.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Election candidates wonder if they can win a Republican primary contest in 2022 without former President Donald Trump’s backing in the aftermath of his raucous rally in Perry. Also, a draft map of new congressional districts in Georgia stirs up conversation.
In his first speech to delegates at the U.N. General Assembly, President Biden's remarks stood in contrast to his predecessor's approach. "We must work together as never before," Biden said.