Thursday on Political Rewind: President Joe Biden faced a series of daunting challenges since taking office one year ago, including a dramatic resurgence of the coronavirus and a unified GOP Senate minority determined to block the president’s agenda. Plus, former Sen. David Perdue is calling for a new police unit to monitor state elections, based on his continuing lies about massive election fraud costing Donald Trump the state in 2020.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The fight to pass a federal voting rights law is now taking center stage in the U.S. Senate. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp and David Perdue are trading charges of illegal campaign fundraising activities.
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?
Wednesday on Political Rewind: President Joe Biden now faces a daunting challenge back at the U.S. Capitol as he attempts to make good on commitments to sign into law federal voting rights legislation. It's a move he pushed for during his visit to Atlanta on Tuesday. Can Biden wrangle enough support to pass the voting rights legislation he described as crucial to our democracy? Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp defended Georgia's voting laws.
President Biden and Vice President Harris made a stop in Atlanta to push voting rights legislation on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, ahead of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris urged Senators to push federal voting rights legislation in a speech Tuesday in Atlanta.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: 'Go Dawgs' is the rallying cry around Georgia this morning after The University of Georgia breaks a four-decade dry spell. But President Biden will make his own headlines when he visits Atlanta and prepares to announce a carve-out to the filibuster that would push forward key voting rights legislation.
Under pressure to deliver on promises of voting rights legislation, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Atlanta on Tuesday.
Friday on Political Rewind: The three men found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery were set to be sentenced today in a Brunswick courtroom. All three face a mandatory 30 years in prison, but we asked: will any of them be given a chance of parole? The tragic deaths last year of Arbery, Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, and other African Americans accelerated demands for racial and social justice … and gave new legitimacy to the Black Lives Matter movement. In Glynn County, a new organization came to life to push for change in a county long seen as hostile to its Black residents. But how much progress has been made in achieving these goals? We asked our panel.
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.
Biden used to talk a lot about the COVID-19 death toll, but over the last year he's shifted to how fight the pandemic. Some want him to go back to addressing the country's grief.
Senate Majority Leader Schumer said the Senate will take up the measure "very early" in the new year
Because an extension of the child tax credit is tied in with President Biden's Build Back Better social spending plan, it remains unclear whether the monthly payments will continue beyond this year.
The White House wants to boost global commitments to human rights and fighting corruption. But as the summit convenes, American democracy itself is under pressure.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A Georgia federal judge blocked nationwide implementation of President Biden's vaccine mandate for employees of federal contractors this week. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr was one of the seven state attorney generals who filed for the stay, arguing the administration was overstepping it constitutional authority. Meanwhile, the second ranking Republican in the state House, Jan Jones, says she's backing a bill to prevent students from having access to "obscene" materials.