Thursday on Political Rewind: Gun violence is taking record tolls on American lives according to a new study from the CDC. U.S. Senate Democrats lost their bid to codify the right to choice in federal law. Trump attacks three GOP governors heading to Georgia to rally for Brian Kemp.
A bipartisan group of Georgia lawmakers is asking congressional budget writers to reject the Biden administration's plan to close a training facility for military pilots. Five Georgia congressmen led by Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock sent a letter last week asking key members of the House and Senate appropriations committees to restore $11.5 million to keep open the training center in Savannah.
Friday on Political Rewind: We talk the latest on political advertising in Georgia's statewide races. What tone is each of the candidates striking with a month left before primaries? Meanwhile, new political forecasting paints a dreary picture for Democrats in 2022 elections. Politico's analysis labels Georgia’s Senate race a tossup.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The legal effort to disqualify U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for reelection may soon force her to appear in court. Our panel looks at the developing story. Meanwhile, Sen. Raphael Warnock's newest ad tries to set a realistic expectation for his first year in the U.S. Senate.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A federal judge in Atlanta ruled a lawsuit could continue that challenges congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene's spot on the 2022 ballot. Plus, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis said she will wait until after the primary to present information to a grand jury about whether Trump interfered in the 2020 elections.
Monday on Political Rewind: New polls weigh campaigns as primary election approaches. How much impact does the endorsement of former President Donald Trump have in Georgia's GOP primary contests. Another poll confirms Gov. Brian Kemp’s substantial lead over GOP primary challenger David Perdue.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: In poll released by his supporters, Gov. Brian Kemp sees support that could boost him to his parties nomination without a runoff. Meanwhile, U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker skips the debate stage, and now financial disclosures from his business dealings may be missing as well.
Friday on Political Rewind: As Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first Black woman on the Supreme Court, Sen. Raphael Warnock noted it was Georgia voters who gave Democrats the majority in the Senate. Plus, our panel broke down the latest news about ad spending in Georgia's gubernatorial and Senate races.
Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says he wants to suspend collections of state motor fuel taxes amid rising pump prices. Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia has already been advocating for the federal government to suspend collection of its gas tax.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: As the qualifying week unfolds new, candidates emerge, including one challenger to longtime U.S. Rep. David Scott. And while races are now officially underway, millions have already been spent on ads. Plus, voters are to weigh in on development of a spaceport along the Georgia coast.
Sen. Raphael Warnock discussed portions of his newly proposed mental health package during a visit to Columbus Tuesday. Warnock said his legislation aims at addressing the mental health crisis facing the state and the nation, and that children should be at the center of the conversation.
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.
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.
Ahead of the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, Democrats cited a flurry of restrictive voting measures passed in the wake of the 2020 election as evidence for immediate congressional reform.
As we seek to embrace 2022 and everything the new year has to offer, here’s a look back at this year’s big stories around the Peach State