Wednesday on Political Rewind, the votes of women could be decisive in upcoming elections. As we near the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment’s enshrining of women’s suffrage in the Constitution, we’ll take a look at the importance of this voter bloc.
With just one week to go before the Aug. 11 primary runoff election, about two-thirds of the early votes cast have been by mail as Georgia continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic.
Tuesday on Political Rewind, election politics return to the spotlight as next week’s runoff elections draw near. As of Friday, more than 250,000 people have cast ballots already. More than two-thirds of the votes cast have been mailed-in absentee ballots, according to the secretary of state’s office.
We discussed the latest news from the high-stakes races across Georgia.
On this edition of Political Rewind, we focused on Georgia’s communities and how they are faring during these difficult times.
The order includes language aimed at helping his legal case against Atlanta's mask ordinance.
Georgia continues to record more cases of COVID-19 every day. This troubling data comes as Gov. Brian Kemp must decide whether to extend his emergency orders designed to control the virus. The deadline for his latest directive is set to expire today.
We discussed the latest data and policy with our panel of political insiders.
Now that the beloved civil rights icon and Georgia congressman has been laid to rest, GPB News takes a look back on his final journey from his boyhood home in Troy, Alabama, to one last crossing of the Edmund Pettus bridge with stops at the Alabama Capitol and the nation’s Capitol along the way, before heading back to Georgia for his service at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church.
The late Congressman and civil rights legend was honored by three presidents and hundreds of mourners in Atlanta.
Thursday on Political Rewind, Congressman John Lewis will be laid to rest today. His funeral begins later this morning and is to be attended by friends, family and state and national leaders, including former President Barack Obama.
We discussed the life of Lewis with three young leaders who say they stand ready to advance the causes Lewis fought for his entire life.
John Lewis embodied his fraternity's motto "Culture For Service and Service For Humanity.”
John Lewis, the congressman and civil rights hero, is lying in state under the Gold Dome.
63% surveyed said cities should be allowed to enact tougher policies.
Wednesday on Political Rewind, the body of Congressman John Lewis returns to Georgia today as the nation celebrates the passing of a civil rights icon.
Tuesday on Political Rewind, a court hearing in the case on Atlanta’s mask ordinance was scheduled for today but is now postponed. Gov. Brian Kemp said he was happy with recent concessions from Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and postponing the hearing would allow for more time for negotiation.
And, the school year is just days away, but there is still much debate among teachers, parents, school officials and elected officials about in person classes versus home study.
One of Georgia's largest counties is looking to make voting from home easier by mailing absentee ballot applications to most voters.