California Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, campaigned in Georgia a week before the end of early voting in a pivotal state for the presidential election.
Friday on Political Rewind: Georgia’s congressional races continue to be hotly contested. The two Senate races on the ballot are close competitions, as are the races for crucial U.S. House seats in the 6th and 7th congressional districts. Our panel of insiders and experts break down the races.
Plus: Will last night’s presidential debate give any Georgians reason to change how they see former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump?
Voters in Meriwether County likely walk into the local election office in downtown Greenville – the county’s lone early voting location – with the hotly contested presidential matchup on their mind as they cast their ballot.
But national and state Republicans have this rural west Georgia community in their sights for other reasons. A national GOP group says it plans to spend $1 million in this district straddling Meriwether, Troup and Coweta counties and sits just 60 miles southwest of Atlanta. Their objective: Knock off the state House’s top Democrat.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The latest polls all point to a similar conclusion — former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump are neck-and-neck in the race to win Georgia. Close Senate races mirror what looks to be a tight presidential election as Democrats hope to win the state for the first time in decades.
Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris will be campaigning in Atlanta Friday, her first visit to the state and coming amid record early voting turnout for the November election.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: As the Senate Judiciary committee prepares to vote on the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, our panel of experts takes a look at how she could help shape rulings that may have a big impact here in Georgia.
Our panel of legal experts will weigh in on these key questions and discuss how the court might rule on two important trump anti-immigration cases.
Friday on Political Rewind, a busy week of national and state politics comes to a close.
The Democratic Party holds its national convention next week. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms scored a prime-time spot Thursday night, just hours before Democratic nominee Joe Biden is scheduled to give his acceptance speech.
And the latest report from the White House’s coronavirus task force warns Georgia is failing to mitigate the spread of the virus. Case numbers remain high across the state this week, with two single-day records of virus deaths reached on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Thursday on Political Rewind, a momentous decision put California Senator Kamala Harris on the Democratic presidential ticket. She will be the first women of color to run on a major party’s bid for the office. How will the decision play out in Georgia? The Peach State is now considered an important battleground in the run up to November’s election.
Tuesday on Political Rewind, runoff elections for Congress and numerous local elections across Georgia today test the preparedness of elections officials. Are elections systems better equipped than they were for the June 9 primary? Turnout today could reveal attitudes and trends among voters, with consequences for the upcoming November elections. We took a deeper look at latest developments.
Passing the budget becomes the legislative priority, and Kemp signs the Hate Crimes Law.
On this episode, we dissect Georgia’s voting data, and discuss the recent eye-popping early voting numbers coming out of the state.
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