A lawsuit that plaintiffs say could deter mass voter challenges around the country ahead of the 2024 election is headed to trial in Georgia. A group associated with Democrat Stacey Abrams accuses Texas-based True the Vote of trying to intimidate voters ahead of a 2021 Senate runoff election in Georgia.
Atlanta's city government will scan and release copies of petitions against a proposed police and firefighter training center. That's even though the city still isn't verifying voter signatures or otherwise moving forward with the citywide referendum sought by "Stop Cop City" activists.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Bill White, the leader of the "Buckhead City" movement, announced he's headed for the North Georgia hills after blaming Gov. Brian Kemp for killing the effort. Meanwhile, Stacey Abrams accepted a chair position at Howard University, but she'll remain a resident of Georgia.
In her new role, Abrams will lead research across the university on political issues impacting Black Americans. She begins her multi-year appointment at the University starting this September.
For the Georgia General Assembly, 2023 was a year when a lot of things didn't happen. There's no one policy fight that sums up 2023. Instead, 2023 may be remembered for new leaders in Lt. Gov. Burt Jones and House Speaker Jon Burns, and a struggle over who defines priorities.
Two more pieces of Gov. Brian Kemp's tax cut agenda are advancing in the state House.
Newly reelected Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia is promising to use his first full term to cut deals where possible with Republicans and deliver for his home state. But he's also taking on a new role as an unapologetic supporter of President Joe Biden.
Georgia's Brian Kemp is done being underestimated. The governor has an opening to project his influence in a new way after decisively beating both a Donald Trump-backed Republican challenger and Democratic star Stacey Abrams.
Speculation has been brewing over what is next for Stacey Abrams. After she lost her second bid for Georgia governor in November 2022, the Democrat has been quiet about her plans.
On the Wednesday Dec. 21 edition of Georgia Today: Gov. Kemp issues a state of emergency ahead of the extreme cold, a Savannah man has been charged in connection with the Jan. 6 riot, respiratory illnesses are up
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The January 6th Committee is releasing its final report today, days after sending its criminal referrals to the Department of Justice. Also, a House committee signaled it'd be releasing Trump's tax returns. Meanwhile, Raphael Warnock responds to allegations that he's an 'election denier.'
On this final regular episode, we look at the 2022 midterm elections in Georgia and how they will influence the future of American politics.
Monday on Political Rewind: As the 51st Democrat in the Senate, Raphael Warnock's reelection meant the party could breathe easier. But will Kyrsten Sinema's departure mean trouble for Democrats? Meanwhile in Georgia, Republicans solidly hold the state legislature. How will state Democrats learn from their 2022 losses?
Thursday on Political Rewind: The midterms are over. Today our panel gives final thoughts on what they mean for Georgia's political future. Plus, the legislature starts its 2023 session a month from tomorrow. We discuss what you can expect to see on the docket. But first, we dive into the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner.
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.