Thursday on Political Rewind: Two recent horrific prison deaths have shed light on the conditions in Georgia's prisons and jails. Our special panel breaks down the latest, as well as dire problems in our institutions over the past few years.
Data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid show almost 19% network inadequacy among a study group of over 600,000 people in Georgia enrolled in marketplace insurance.
Thursday on Political Rewind at 9 a.m.: Gov. Brian Kemp will be sworn in today, beginning his second term as governor of Georgia. Over the last four years, he's changed his image from his 2018 campaign ads to a leader in the national Republican Party. Our panel anticipates his vision for his second term. #gapol
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A Korean solar panel manufacturer will open a $2.5 billion plant near Cartersville, adding to the list of clean energy businesses in Georgia. Stacey Abrams says she'll run for public office again on a talk show appearance. And we discuss classified documents in Biden's office.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Gov. Brian Kemp says he won't support the move by national Democrats to move Georgia's primary earlier. After two days of failed votes, Rep. Kevin McCarthy continues his bid for House Speaker.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Republicans failed to elect a Speaker of the House yesterday. Will Rep. Kevin McCarthy win in a historic fourth vote today? In Georgia, the race for former Rep. David Ralston's seat is going to a runoff while Gov. Brian Kemp and Lt. Gov. Burt Jones vow to reign in "far-left local prosecutors."
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Gov. Brian Kemp testifies this morning in the Fulton County probe. Plus, a Trump-backed candidate, Kari Lake, lost her bid to become Arizona’s governor. And as the runoff continues, Warnock and allies are challenging a law that disallows Saturday voting after a holiday.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Updates on Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis' investigation into interference in the 2020 election. CNN reports that she will have former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testify. Elsewhere, U.S. Sens. Rick Scott and Tom Cotton are campaigning for Herschel Walker today.
Wednesday on Politcal Rewind: The Abrams, Kemp, Warnock and Walker campaigns have spent a combined $300 million on ads. But Democratic campaigns are outspending GOP opponents by wide margins. Plus, will Walker and Warnock ever debate? Meanwhile, Abrams stumps for votes in rural Georgia.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The January 6th Committee wants to talk to Rep. Barry Loudermilk of Georgia about a tour he led on the 5th. Plus, Abrams calls out Daniel Defense's campaign donations to Kemp. Meanwhile, Fox News featured only one candidate in the 2nd Congressional District race.
Monday on Political Rewind: As early voting begins today, Gov. Brian Kemp and Herschel Walker seem to hold on to their substantial leads. Meanwhile, Donald Trump is launching a new effort to give Perdue a boost. Meanwhile, today Fulton County DA Fani Willis begins empaneling a special grand jury in the probe against the former president's actions involving the 2020 election.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and top Republican challenger David Perdue are bickering over who was to blame for 2020 and 2021 Republican election losses in their first of three debates Sunday.
Students and faculty members around the state are reacting to news that Republican former governor Sonny Perdue may soon head up Georgia’s public university system. This week, officials on the Board of Regents announced Perdue is the sole finalist for the top job of chancellor. Opponents of the choice say Perdue's appointment would jeopardize academic freedom across the system’s 26 campuses.
There have been a number of high-profile legal battles over legislation in Georgia recently, including laws on abortion restrictions and voting changes, and other complaints filed by Georgia political leaders over actions taken by the federal government. This week, GPB's Stephen Fowler talks lawsuits with GPB public policy reporter Riley Bunch.
Attacked by some Republicans for not supporting the former president enough and vilified by Democrats for being too much like Donald Trump, Gov. Brian Kemp formally launched his reelection bid Saturday fighting back against his detractors.