The political game in Georgia is more dynamic than ever. From local elected officials to state and federal government, we're facing complicated issues. On "Political Rewind" we take the time to break down these issues, speaking directly to the decision makers in a respectful and civil manner. We not only get you caught up on what has happened in this fast-changing political world, we look ahead so that you will know what to expect. Tune in on GPB or watch via Facebook Live every Monday through Friday.
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.
Wednesday on Political Rewind, a big day in national and state political news to cover. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms was among the finalists considered for vice president on the Democratic ballot. After months of speculation, presidential candidate Joe Biden announced yesterday California Sen. Kamala Harris will be his running mate. And with the results from yesterday’s runoff election in Georgia all but final, we look at the match-ups for the November election.
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