Wednesday on Political Rewind: Republicans failed to elect a Speaker of the House yesterday. Will Rep. Kevin McCarthy win in a historic fourth vote today? In Georgia, the race for former Rep. David Ralston's seat is going to a runoff while Gov. Brian Kemp and Lt. Gov. Burt Jones vow to reign in "far-left local prosecutors."
Thursday on Political Rewind: Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is calling for an end to Georgia's runoffs. Stacey Abrams gave her first public interview after the election. And texts between Mark Meadows and Georgia Republicans show unfounded conspiracy theories. #gapol
Republican challenger Herschel Walker lost to incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock by nearly 3% in the runoff. County-level data sheds light on why.
Wednesday at 2 p.m. on Political Rewind: University of Georgia legend Herschel Walker has lost his bid for the U.S. Senate, falling short by around 95,000 in the runoff race with incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock. We analyze where his campaign lost momentum. And we also look at some of Walker's shortcomings and how they'll influence candidate quality for the GOP going forward.
Wednesday at 9am: Sen. Raphael Warnock will return to Washington, becoming Georgia's first Black candidate to win a full term in the U.S. Senate. What does this historic win mean for Georgia's place in national politics? And what does it mean for the power of Trump's endorsement?
Tuesday on Political Rewind: It's a rainy runoff election day in Georgia. After building up a likely early lead, Sen. Raphael Warnock is warning his supporters not to skip voting today. A day-of Republican surge could push Herschel Walker above 50%. Our panel of political experts give their final insights.
Monday on Political Rewind: With less than 24 hours before polls open one last time, Herschel Walker and Raphael Warnock are making their final appeals to Georgians — though nearly 2 million have already voted. Our panelists offer their insights on how we got here and what we can expect this week.
Nonprofit organizations in Georgia are digging deep to ramp up their operations again after Election Day to inform voters about the closely watched runoff race for one of the state's Senate seats. Kendra Cotton, CEO of New Georgia Project, says many of the voters they are targeting don't know there is a runoff.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Some Georgians are waiting in lines as long as two hours in order to cast their vote early, as a new poll shows Sen. Raphael Warnock slightly ahead of Herschel Walker, but within the margin of error. Meanwhile, the first pre-file ahead of the 2023 legislative session is a response to Georgia's abortion ban.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A new poll shows Georgia's race for U.S. Senate is up for grabs. Georgia's Court of Appeals ruled that early voting can go forward this upcoming Saturday. The state also appealed the suspension of a 2019 abortion law. And Sen. Lindsey Graham testifies in Fulton County today.
State officials say the law bars optional early voting the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Lawyers representing Democrats disagree.
Wednesday at 2 p.m.: With virtually every vote in, Sen. Raphael Warnock holds a slender lead over Herschel Walker. But both candidates remain under 50%, triggering a runoff on Dec. 6. Meanwhile, Democrats lost nearly all statewide races. What does that mean for a "purple" state?
Wednesday at 9 a.m.: As the dust settles, Georgians know the outcomes of several races. Gov. Brian Kemp has secured a second term and Republicans hold most state offices. But there's no clear winner between Warnock and Walker as control of Congress remains unclear.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Stacey Abrams' three endorsed candidates win their runoffs. Plus, Trump-endorsed candidates lose races, a sign that state Republicans are moving away from the former president. Meanwhile, the Jan. 6 committee hearing featured compelling testimony from Georgians.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Statewide runoff elections might demonstrate just how much power Trump has in Georgia. Brad Raffensperger is expected to testify in front of the January 6th committee today, alongside a Fulton County election worker accused of fraud by Trump allies.