Friday on Political Rewind: Guest host Tamar Hallerman led discussion on the trial of the three men charged with murder in the shooting of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery. Nationwide attention turned to Brunswick, Ga., this week as the trial began. Attorneys have spent the past couple days questioning a long list of potential jurors about their views on the case.
House Speaker David Ralston, a Blue Ridge Republican, sent a memo to the 180 state representatives on Thursday saying face masks and routine testing will still be required, as lawmakers convene for a third time since the pandemic abruptly ended last year's session.
The GBI director wrote "an investigation is not justified" after reviewing the claims.
The proposed map would create a new Democratic district in Cobb County by removing a Republican district in eastern Georgia.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The gap between the rich and poorer Americans continues to grow. We asked our panel crucial questions about the future of urban life. Will living in cities like Atlanta soon be out of reach for lower income families and individuals?
How long can Herschel Walker's U.S. Senate campaign last without local interviews or public events?
Although it took more than 600 days after Ahmaud Arbery’s death in February 2020 for a court to begin trial of the men charged in his killing, the tragic incident sparked a wave of change within his hometown and across the Peach State.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Georgia state Rep. Bee Nguyen was arrested at a voting rights rally in front of the White House yesterday. Meanwhile, US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says he’ll bring the federal voting rights bill to the floor for a vote today.
Candidates for federal office in Georgia have raked in more than $56 million in contributions since January.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Opponents of the Buckhead City movement have launched a counteroffensive. Also, the first day of jury selection in the trial of the three men charged with murder in the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery made clear just how difficult it could be to find 12 jurors who say they have open minds about the case.
Monday on Political Rewind: The trial for the three men charged with the murder of Ahmaud Arbery begins in Brunswick, Ga. We will take a look at what to expect as the trial gets underway and how it has changed the legal and political landscape in Georgia.
Friday on Political Rewind: Republican candidates on Georgia’s 2022 ballot are remaining silent about President Donald Trump’s prediction that GOP voters will not go to the polls next year. Plus, Georgia Board of Regents decided to make sweeping changes to the rules governing how tenured faculty at state universities are evaluated.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Stories about climate change are rarely out of the headlines these days. This week, it’s news about wind farms. The Biden Administration has announced plans to develop seven major offshore wind farms on the east and west coasts and along the Gulf of Mexico.
GPB's Battleground: Ballot Box podcast is returning Nov. 3, 2021, to chronicle Georgia's continued role in the country's political spotlight.
The next leader of Georgia’s largest city will play a crucial role in charting its path forward. But Tuesday night, it was candidates’ political pasts that took center stage.