Friday on Political Rewind: Over nine years, Political Rewind has featured Georgians who know their stuff, from political science to journalism. Today, host Bill Nigut interviews four of our regulars about their work, their lives, and more.
Friday on Political Rewind: According to the New York Times, just 13% of Americans believe the country is headed in the right direction, a pessimism shared by every demographic. In his book American Reboot, former U.S. Rep. Will Hurd proposes a new path forward.
Friday on Political Rewind: Former Vice President Mike Pence announced he's attending a rally for Gov. Brian Kemp on the eve of the Georgia primary. And longtime state lawmaker Mary Margaret Oliver reflects on her service in the General Assembly.
Monday on Political Rewind: It’s the 40th and final day of the 2022 legislative session. A handful of high-profile measures remain to be decided. In the frenzy of activity marking the final day, what surprise measures could emerge? Our panel discusses the latest stories down at the Capitol.
Monday on Political Rewind: Former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn offers his insights on Ukraine. Then we talk to Mercer University professor Christ Grant, who watched the crisis unfold while in Ukraine earlier this year, and Ukrainian native Tetiana Lendiel.
Monday on Political Rewind: The McMichaels have reached a plea deal to avoid federal charges in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, but a judge needs to sign off on it. Arbery's parents are calling the deal a betrayal. Meanwhile, David Shafer, the chairman of the Georgia Republican Party, has been subpoenaed. He'll testify to the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. Plus, we look at how the Supreme Court could change after the retirement of Justice Breyer.
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.
Monday on Political Rewind: We mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a panel of Georgians reflecting on the legacy of the great civil rights leader. What would Dr. King make of the setbacks in the U.S. Senate this past week experienced by those calling for new voting rights legislation?
Thursday on Political Rewind: In a special live 2 p.m. edition, we mark the anniversary of a dark chapter in U.S. history. Last year on Jan. 6, supporters of former President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to halt the democratic process. The shockwaves continue to reverberate in Georgia and across the country in 2022. This all plays out today as funeral services for late former Sen. Johnny Isakson are underway.
Friday on Political Rewind: After a bruising year of contending with the coronavirus, feuds with the president and a bitter war with fellow Republicans, Gov. Brian Kemp delivered a State of the State speech painting a picture of a brighter future for Georgia.
Also, we paid tribute to a giant of Georgia life: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Jim Galloway is retiring after more than four decades at the paper. The longtime panelist will remain a frequent guest of our show.
For decades, Jim Galloway has been on the frontlines of Georgia’s most consequential political stories. He retires on Friday, Jan. 15, after more than 40 years with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. On Georgia Today, Galloway reflects on a career covering Georgia politics, and his worries about the future of the GOP.
The Political Rewind team is back as we take a look at the top stories of the day.
It’s the last week of early in-person voting for the Jan. 5 runoff election. Candidates in the Senate runoff elections are moving into the closing days of their campaigns even as more than 2 million Georgians have already cast ballots early mail or in-person early.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution political columnist Jim Galloway has been on the frontlines of Georgia’s most consequential political stories. He retires in January. On Georgia Today, Galloway reflects on 40 years of covering Georgia politics, and his worries about the future of the Republican Party.
The 2018 legislative session wrapped up just after midnight last night. I talked with the AJC’s Political Insider Jim Galloway about the winners and...