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.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A lawsuit accusing Georgia's presidential election of being rigged was dismissed. In other news, an African American candidate for mayor of Sandy Springs says he is being threatened and targeted with racist campaign messages. Plus, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Early voting in municipal elections across the state started today. In Atlanta, candidates for mayor will feature in a series of debates that are becoming increasingly contentious. Meanwhile, two election workers in Fulton County were fired for allegedly shredding 300 paper voter registration applications.
Friday on Political Rewind, a newly released transcript of former Georgia U.S. Attorney Bjay Pak’s testimony before a Senate committee reveals what many already suspected. Pak’s abrupt resignation early this year came after he was told that former President Donald Trump was pushing to have him fired.
Georgia political experts discuss COVID-19 vaccine incentives, rising homicide rates, and more.
Georgia political experts discuss Kemp's trip to the border, threats against school board members, and more.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Legal analysts for Brooking Institute concluded former President Donald Trump faces legal jeopardy and could be prosecuted in Fulton County for working to persuade state officials to overturn the results of Georgia's 2020 presidential election.
Also on Monday's Political Rewind, polling shows affordable housing is a top priority for voters as they prepare to cast their ballots in the Atlanta mayor’s race. Plus, infighting among Democrats in Washington, D.C., continues to threaten President Joe Biden’s economic agenda and could shape the issues headlining in next year’s elections.
Friday on Political Rewind: Georgia will follow CDC guidelines on who can receive the COVID-19 booster shot. And, in news from the U.S. Capitol, a last-minute vote in Washington, D.C., averted a federal government shutdown last night. Georgia’s congressional delegation voted along partisan lines on the resolution to authorize continued federal funding.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Mask mandates see debate in Cobb County schools as discussion continues over public health guidelines among younger students. In other news, what could the windfall be from debates in the U.S. Capitol over significant federal legislative packages? Plus: the Buckhead city movement.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Election candidates wonder if they can win a Republican primary contest in 2022 without former President Donald Trump’s backing in the aftermath of his raucous rally in Perry. Also, a draft map of new congressional districts in Georgia stirs up conversation.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: State Republican legislators released a first draft of Georgia's new congressional districts. Also, a new federal effort aims to protect thousands of residents brought to the United States at a young age. President Joe Biden is facing fire from both sides of the aisle for what critics say has been the inhumane treatment of Haitian immigrants at the southern border.
Monday on Political Rewind: Former president Donald Trump’s rally in Perry over the weekend drew big names on the 2022 ballot for Republican. The event also stirred up controversy within the Republican party. Trump continued his attacks on Gov. Brian Kemp, exasperating the schism between loyalists to the former President and the main figures behind the state's Republican party.
Friday on Political Rewind: A federal appeals court took up the question of Georgia's controversial abortion statute. The law, which would effectively outlaw abortion, never went into effect because of a lower court ruling. Also, Gov. Brian Kemp issued the formal call for a special session of the General Assembly to redraw Georgia's political maps.