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
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.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A new poll from GPB News and the Georgia News Collaborative shows Walker and Warnock nearly tied, but recent controversies might have an impact on the outcome in November. The poll also shows Abrams trailing Kemp by double digits and republicans leading down-ballot races.
Polls can be used to drum up support for campaigns and reveal how closely aligned (or far apart) the general public is on consequential elections. But can they be trusted to determine what voters will do? And why do they vary so widely?
Friday on Political Rewind: Attorney General Merrick Garland wants to unseal the warrant that led to an FBI search of Mar-a-Lago. Plus, a special panel of guests discusses voting in Georgia, including its history of discriminatory voting rules, Senate Bill 202, the experiences of election workers and more.
Friday on Political Rewind: Yesterday's primaries in Tennessee and Arizona saw wins for Trump-endorsed candidates who perpetuate allegations of election fraud in 2020. Our panel breaks down what that could mean for Trump-aligned candidates in Georgia ahead of November.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Federal investigators have subpoenaed two state Republicans for submitting a false slate of electors. Plus, will freezing the federal gas tax ease pain at the pump? Meanwhile, Cherokee County voters reject four "anti-CRT" right-wing candidates for their school board.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The Political Rewind team convenes for a special live 2 p.m. broadcast following Georgia's primary election. But first, we tackle the latest news out of Uvalde, Texas, after a mass shooting at an elementary school there.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: We discussed the big news in the Supreme Court, as leaked documents suggest it will overturn Roe v. Wade. Meanwhile, back in Georgia, the special grand jury that will weigh in on whether Donald Trump interfered in the 2020 elections has been seated.
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.
Monday on Political Rewind: Former president Donald Trump held a rally in Commerce, Ga., over the weekend with candidates he is endorsing in GOP primaries. In the state Capitol, the Senate approves a budget with teachers raises. What bills are in the making as the last week of the session approaches? Managing editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Kevin Riley hosts today's show.
On this week's episode, GPB public policy reporter Riley Bunch joins to discuss major legislation approved before the close of Crossover Day at the Georgia Capitol.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Dust settles at the state Capitol as the crossover deadline has now passed. Our team of legislative experts gives you an update on what passed. Meanwhile, as Ukrainian President Zelenskyy addresses Congress, Georgia GOP chairman David Shafer is under fire for liking tweets linked to Russian propaganda. Also: Abrams and Kemp fire back at each over TV ads.
Thursday on Political Rewind: A new Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll shows President Biden's approval ratings dropped drastically in Georgia. We also look at the renewed push to focus on mental health in the General Assembly. And the acting chancellor of the university system, following a request from conservative state lawmakers, asks for reports on classes talking about race and oppression.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Gov. Kemp prepares his State of the State address. Meanwhile, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens seeks to improve the relationship between city and state government. And Sen. Warnock puts pressure on big businesses to step in the fight on voting rights.