Wednesday on Political Rewind: As the Legislature reaches a deadline for passing bills this session, Republicans continue pushing measures that would expand their reach into local governments. But Gov. Brian Kemp signals disinterest in a Buckhead City secession. Meanwhile, Biden's student debt plan faces an uphill battle in Supreme Court. Finally, we take a look at the history of SNCC and civil rights in Georgia.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Tributes continue to pour in as former President Carter remains in hospice care. A new article from the Associated Press gives insights into the Fulton County special grand jury investigating the 2020 election.
Friday on Political Rewind: Released Atlanta police bodycam videos are stoking controversy over what happened the morning an activist was killed and a state trooper was wounded. Plus, Gov. Brian Kemp's inauguration featured a lavish ball, but his team won't reveal who paid for it.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Herschel Walker is under scrutiny yet again after new details about his Georgia residence emerged. Former President Barack Obama is visiting Georgia tomorrow to campaign for Sen. Raphael Warnock. Elsewhere: A South Carolina judge rejected Mark Meadows' appeal to avoid testifying in Fulton County.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A record number of Georgians are already casting their ballots. This comes as President Biden says he'll prioritize codifying Roe v. Wade into law if Democrats take control of Congress. Meanwhile, Georgia's restrictive abortion law was a central theme in the debate for attorney general.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A new poll from GPB News and the Georgia News Collaborative shows Walker and Warnock nearly tied, but recent controversies might have an impact on the outcome in November. The poll also shows Abrams trailing Kemp by double digits and republicans leading down-ballot races.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Gov. Brian Kemp has declared a state of emergency as Hurricane Ian lands in Florida. Voters will closely watch how the state government reacts to storm damage. Plus, in one of his first stops in the suburbs, Kemp campaigned in Alpharetta with Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: As the incumbent governor, Brian Kemp is running a tight campaign based on what he's accomplished over the last four years. Kemp campaign communications director Cody Hall joins the panel to break down their strategy for a rematch against Stacey Abrams.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: As both Kemp and Abrams turn to economic issues, Kemp plans to unveil a tax refund for Georgians, funded by the state's surplus. And while much about the Mar-a-Lago search is unknown, GOP figures nationwide are using it to motivate their base. But first, Greg Bluestein provides a breaking update from the Abrams campaign.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A new poll from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows 78% of Georgians think the country is headed in the wrong direction. Polls also show Kemp over Abrams and Warnock over Walker. Plus, state Republicans are challenging voter registrations and training poll volunteers statewide.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Has this summer felt hotter than usual? Atlanta has experienced once-in-a-century heat over the past six months. However, as the world battles rising sea levels and increasing CO2 emissions, the Supreme Court limited the power of the EPA to regulate industry into addressing climate change.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Georgians set a new early voting turnout record. Plus, details of the state's $1.5B Rivian deal come to light. And candidates react to a leak of a draft opinion from the Supreme Court suggesting Roe v. Wade will be overturned.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Gov. Brian Kemp joins a group of GOP governors looking to stop illegal activity at the U.S.-Mexican border. Plus, mask mandates were dropped — in midair, on some flights — after a judge rules against the CDC's order. But first, we talk to Axios' Emma Hurt about her sit-down with Herschel Walker.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Georgia gunowners can carry a concealed gun without a permit or background check now after Gov. Brian Kemp's signing of the Constitutional Carry Act. Meanwhile, U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue blames the governor for a spike in violent crime. Plus, Stacey Abrams' latest campaign move emphasizes her business background.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Greg Bluestein spends his time at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and was recently named a contributor for MSNBC. But now Bluestein has a new outlet for Georgia politics, his book Flipped: How Georgia Turned Purple and Broke the Monopoly on Republican Power.