Online sports betting would come to Georgia under legislation introduced in the state House of Representatives Friday.
Former Macon Mayor Robert Reichert likens his political career to shoveling coal into a steam locomotive.
While Georgia voters handed Democrats historic wins in the recent presidential and U.S. Senate elections, Republicans maintained their hold on state government and secured a once-in-a-decade prize: control over this year’s redistricting process that they will likely use to benefit GOP candidates for the next 10 years.
Georgia Democratic lawmakers outlined their priorities for the 2021 legislative session, under the banner of "equity, economy, education and environment."
Friday on Political Rewind: After a bruising year of contending with the coronavirus, feuds with the president and a bitter war with fellow Republicans, Gov. Brian Kemp delivered a State of the State speech painting a picture of a brighter future for Georgia.
Also, we paid tribute to a giant of Georgia life: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Jim Galloway is retiring after more than four decades at the paper. The longtime panelist will remain a frequent guest of our show.
2020 was not kind to the people of Georgia, from a deadly global pandemic to devastating economic hardships and political unrest, but Gov. Brian Kemp is optimistic that what comes next will be better.
Sen. David Perdue and Sen. Kelly Loeffler are calling on Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to resign after "too many failures in Georgia elections this year," though the lawmakers failed to cite evidence to support their claims.
Democratic efforts to overturn Republican control of Georgia’s state House fell far short Nov. 3, only netting two of the needed 16 seats.
Tuesday morning on Political Rewind: Polling places are open across Georgia for the final day of voting in the 2020 general election. More than 53% of Georgians cast their ballots early, but election officials caution that lines in many places could be long as up to 2 million voters may show up to vote today.
Last-minute visits to the state by President Donald Trump on Sunday and former President Barack Obama are just the latest suggestion that Georgia is hotly contested.
Passing the budget becomes the legislative priority, and Kemp signs the Hate Crimes Law.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Georgia’s members of the U.S. House voted along party lines on impeachment of President Donald Trump. The debate continues over the president’s role in inciting insurrection when he directed angry crowds of his supporters to march on the U.S. Capitol last week. Democrats accused trump of violating his oath to protect the country from its enemies, foreign or domestic. Many Republicans called the impeachment a political stunt that will further divide the country.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: we ask two former U.S. senators about the state of our democratic institutions. As we come to the end of the Trump era, just how fragile is the American experiment in democracy?
A historic day in Georgia history was overshadowed by senseless violence encouraged by the president of the United States and hundreds of Republicans who have pushed baseless claims of election fraud. On this episode of Battleground: Ballot Box, what comes next in Georgia after Democrats flipped both U.S. Senate seats.
Georgia is poised to help reshape the course of the nation over the next two years with the election of the state’s first Black and first Jewish U.S. Senators.
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