Friday on Political Rewind: the COVID-19 pandemic in the current moment. We spoke to Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, President of the Morehouse School of Medicine. Rice and her colleagues have been on the front lines of a campaign encouraging African Americans communities to embrace the vaccine. Also, we asked our experts about Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision to drop restrictions.
Thursday on Political Rewind: a look at systemic racism and the toll it takes across society. Racism targets people of color, but ultimately harms us all; that is the premise of author Heather McGhee's new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. The author joins us on today’s show with Emory University's Dr. Andra Gillespie.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Following its decision to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta, MLB announced yesterday it hold the event at Coors Field in Denver, Colo. The move has led analysts to highlights the sharp contrast between Georgia's new election law, which creates hurdles for voting by mail, and Colorado’s laws, which sends absentee ballot applications forms to every legal voter.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: The partisan fight to define Georgia’s new election law continues. SB 202 shapes how ballots are cast, votes are processed and who oversees the state’s elections. Our panel attempts to answer your questions while digging into the details of the bill.
As controversy swirls over the comprehensive new voting law that drastically alters Georgia’s election system, another battle with equally profound implications looms on the horizon: redistricting.
Monday on Political Rewind: Georgia remains in the center of a national political storm as the country debates the sweeping changes Republicans made to the state’s voting laws. The decision by Major League Baseball to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta was a stinging rebuke,
A pair of federal lawsuits allege that absentee ID, restrictions on drop boxes, a four-week runoff and other parts of Georgia's new 98-page voting law violate the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act.
Georgia has a new slate of voting laws after Gov. Brian Kemp signed a 98-page bill Thursday. From absentee restrictions to more flexibility with voting equipment, here's a look at all the changes.
Gov. Brian Kemp has signed a massive overhaul of election rules passed by the Republican-controlled Georgia legislature that enacts new limitations on mail-in voting, expands most voters' access to in-person early voting and further inflames the state's debate over voting rights.
Passing the budget becomes the legislative priority, and Kemp signs the Hate Crimes Law.
Monday on Political Rewind: As the legislative session winds down, efforts to change how Georgians vote move in two directions. Lawmakers have taken off the table the most restrict measures: ending no excuse absentee voting and eliminating Sunday early voting. But now, proposals that would likely give Republicans an edge in runoffs and special elections have emerged.
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