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Secret Recordings Rock GOP Runoff, Cobb County Mulls Big Budget Shortfall

6/15/2018
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What's been the fallout from the secret recording of Lieutenant Governor Cagle, one of two candidates left in the Republican primary runoff for governor? A look at that question a week after the tape's release; Democrats deal with runoffs of their own in the suburbs north of Atlanta; Cobb County tries to resolve a $30 million budget shortfall; and Atlanta could help host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. All that and more on this week's menu. Cobb County Democratic Pary Chair Michael Owens and...

Duration:00:43:43

Republicans Start Gubernatorial Runoff Fight, Democrats Search For Party Unity

6/1/2018
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Who will come out on top in the Republican gubernatorial primary? A look at that race with still weeks to go before the runoff; Democrats look for some party unity for their unified ticket; Fulton County homeowners cope with a property tax spike; all that and more on this week's menu. Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson (@TharonJohnson) and former Georgia Republican Party chair Chuck Clay join Denis O'Hayer (@denisohayer) for a wide-ranging political conversation. Produced by Sam...

Duration:00:32:29

Primary Races, Atlanta Subpoenas, and Eagle's Landing

5/18/2018
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With just days to go before next week’s primary elections, we’ll look at how the race for Georgia governor is shaping up; the fallout from former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's decision to withhold information about a federal subpoena from city council and the public; a major credit rating agency has weighed in on what could happen if voters decide to create the new city of Eagle's Landing from the city of Stockbridge. All of that and more on this week's menu. Democratic strategist Tharon...

Duration:00:39:45

Georgia's Primary Elections Heat Up

5/4/2018
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With just a few weeks to go before the May 22nd primary elections, we’ll look at how the races are shaping up; Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms addresses the state of the city after a tough first 100 days in office; and time is running out for Governor Nathan Deal to make decisions on which bills to sign or veto. All of that and more on this week's menu. Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson (@TharonJohnson) and former U.S. Congressman, Republican Lynn Westmoreland (@Westmoreland_GA)...

Duration:00:41:30

Extra Helping: Republican Marc Urbach

5/1/2018
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This is it! The final interview in our series of conversations with all the major party candidates running in contested races for Georgia governor in the May 22nd primary elections. Republican Marc Urbach is an historical writer and speaker who lives in Dunwoody. He’s a former public school teacher in Gwinnett County and ran for president in 2016 as a write-in candidate. Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primaries for more interviews. Produced by Sam...

Duration:00:37:50

Extra Helping: Republican Hunter Hill

4/26/2018
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We're just under a month away from the May 22nd primary elections! This bonus episode of Political Breakfast continues our series of interviews with all the major party candidates for Georgia governor running in those elections. Republican Hunter Hill is a former state senator and was elected to represent a district in Fulton and Cobb counties in 2012. He resigned to run for governor last year and currently heads a leadership development company. Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in...

Duration:00:37:07

Extra Helping: Republican Clay Tippens

4/24/2018
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November's midterm elections are months away, but the primary elections are right around the corner. This bonus episode of Political Breakfast continues our series of interviews with all the major party candidates for Georgia governor running in the May 22nd primaries. Republican Clay Tippens a former Navy SEAL and tech company executive. Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primaries for more interviews. Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

Duration:00:36:20

Extra Helping: Republican Michael Williams

4/19/2018
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This bonus episode of Political Breakfast continues our series of interviews with all the major party candidates for Georgia governor running in the May 22nd primaries. Republican Michael Williams is a certified public accountant and has represented a district in Forsyth County in the state senate for the past four years. Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primaries for more interviews. Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

Duration:00:38:00

Extra Helping: Republican Casey Cagle

4/17/2018
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This bonus episode of Political Breakfast continues our series of interviews with all the major party candidates for Georgia governor running in the May 22nd primary. Republican Casey Cagle was elected as lieutenant governor in 2006. Prior to that he was a state senator from the Gainesville area for 12 years. Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primary for more interviews. Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

Duration:00:37:46

100 Days In, Atlanta Mayor Shakes Up Cabinet

4/13/2018
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is shaking up her cabinet as she closes out her first 100 days in office; Governor Nathan Deal considers a bill that could change how new cities are created; what will Georgia's next governor do about Medicaid expansion? All of that and more on this week's menu. Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson (@TharonJohnson) and Republican strategist Brian Robinson (@LordTinsdale) join Denis O'Hayer (@denisohayer) for a wide-ranging political conversation. Taped...

Duration:00:39:18

Extra Helping: Republican Brian Kemp

4/10/2018
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This bonus episode of Political Breakfast continues our series of interviews with all the major party candidates for Georgia governor running in the May 22nd primary. Republican Brian Kemp has been Georgia’s Secretary of State for the past eight years. Prior to that he served four years in the state senate representing a district in the Athens area. Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primary for more interviews. Produced by Sam Whitehead...

Duration:00:36:44

Extra Helping: Democrat Stacey Evans

4/5/2018
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This bonus episode of Political Breakfast continues our series of interviews with all the major party candidates for Georgia governor running in the May 22nd primary. Democrat Stacey Evans is a former state representative from Cobb County, first elected in 2010. She is an attorney who has done much of her work in business litigation. Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primary for more interviews. Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

Duration:00:37:13

Extra Helping: Democrat Stacey Abrams

4/3/2018
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This bonus episode of Political Breakfast kicks off our series of interviews with all the major party candidates for Georgia governor running in the May 22nd primary. Democrat Stacey Abrams is the former state House Minority Leader, and was first elected to the House from an Atlanta district in 2006. Prior to that, she was a deputy Atlanta City attorney. Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primary for more interviews. Produced by Sam Whitehead...

Duration:00:37:46

Atlanta Works To Recover From Ransomware Attack

3/30/2018
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The city of Atlanta is still in recovery mode after a cyber attack last week crippled its computer systems; what passed and what didn’t in the 2018 state legislative session; and remembering former Georgia governor and U.S. Senator Zell Miller. All of that and more on this week's menu. Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson (@TharonJohnson) and Republican strategist Brian Robinson (@LordTinsdale) join Denis O'Hayer (@denisohayer) for a wide-ranging political conversation. Produced by Sam...

Duration:00:42:05

March Means Madness At The Georgia Capitol

3/16/2018
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State lawmakers rush to get bills passed as the clock ticks down on this year’s legislative session; what a special Congressional election in Pennsylvania could mean for the midterms in Georgia; the lasting impacts of the school walkout protest against gun violence. All of that and more on this week's menu. Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson (@TharonJohnson) and Republican strategist Brian Robinson (@LordTinsdale) join Denis O'Hayer (@denisohayer) for a wide-ranging political...

Duration:00:34:52

N.R.A. Stance Leaves Delta Tax Break Up In The Air

3/2/2018
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Georgia lawmakers take aim at a tax break for Delta Air Lines after the carrier’s decision to end a discount for members of the National Rifle Association; five Republican state lawmakers abandon their seats in one of Georgia’s most diverse counties; and could DeKalb County’s C.E.O.-led form of government get an overhaul? All of that and more on this week's menu. Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson (@TharonJohnson) and Republican strategist Brian Robinson (@LordTinsdale) join Denis...

Duration:00:26:42

State Lawmakers Try (Again) On A Regional Solution For Atlanta’s Traffic

2/16/2018
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Georgia lawmakers are trying yet again to come up with a regional solution for Atlanta’s traffic; Governor Nathan Deal doesn’t want to be caught with billions of dollars in additional state taxes on his hands; will state lawmakers get between you and a Sunday morning mimosa? All of that and more on this week's menu. Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson (@TharonJohnson) and Republican strategist Brian Robinson (@LordTinsdale) join Denis O'Hayer (@denisohayer) for a wide-ranging political...

Duration:00:25:07

Trump’s State Of The Union, The FBI Memo Deepen Political Divides

2/2/2018
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Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson (@TharonJohnson) and Republican strategist Brian Robinson (@LordTinsdale) join Denis O'Hayer (@denisohayer) for a wide-ranging political conversation. On the menu this week: how Georgia elected officials should respond to the secret memo prepared by the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee; a look back at President Trump’s first State of the Union address; Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms shares her vision for Atlanta with a part of the city that...

Duration:00:37:32

What President Trump's Falling Approval Ratings Mean For Georgia

1/19/2018
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Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson (@TharonJohnson) and Republican strategist Brian Robinson (@LordTinsdale) join Denis O'Hayer (@denisohayer) for a wide-ranging political conversation. On the menu this week: Georgia’s Senators’ different responses to President Trump’s reported comments about Haiti and African nations; how Atlantans think Trump is faring one year into his term; the Georgia Governor’s race heats up on the Democratic side; Atlanta’s new mayor comes into office and reaches...

Duration:00:30:10

Introducing Political Breakfast

1/11/2018
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Denis O’Hayer invites strategists from the right and the left for some food for thought.

Duration:00:01:27