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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. We not only get you caught up on the week that was in state politics, but we look ahead so that you will stay informed.

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. We not only get you caught up on the week that was in state politics, but we look ahead so that you will stay informed.

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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. We not only get you caught up on the week that was in state politics, but we look ahead so that you will stay informed.

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800.222.4788


Episodes

Political Rewind: CEO of the Carter Center reflects; Saturday voting case goes to Ga. Supreme Court

11/23/2022
Wednesday on Political Rewind: For the past four decades, The Carter Center has worked to ensure election integrity in more than 100 countries. But recently, its work has focused on domestic elections as conspiracy theories become more mainstream. Carter Center CEO Paige Alexander joins our special Wednesday panel. The panel: Greg Bluestein, @bluestein, political reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Paige Alexander, @P_AlexanderCEO, CEO, The Carter Center Timestamps 0:00 - Introduction...

Duration:00:51:31

Political Rewind: Saturday voting guaranteed; New poll shows runoff is a toss up; Graham testifies

11/22/2022
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A new poll shows Georgia's race for U.S. Senate is up for grabs. Georgia's Court of Appeals ruled that early voting can go forward this upcoming Saturday. The state also appealed the suspension of a 2019 abortion law. And Sen. Lindsey Graham testifies in Fulton County today. Timestamps: 0:00 - Introductions 3:00 - Georgia's early voting Saturday will stand, according to the Court of Appeals. 12:00 - New polling shows the race for U.S. Senate is close. 28:00 -...

Duration:00:51:25

Political Rewind: Saturday voting OK'd; Kemp and Walker campaign together; Trump back on Twitter

11/21/2022
Monday on Political Rewind: With their runoff two weeks away, the Walker and Warnock campaigns are pulling out all the stops. Will Warnock benefit from early Saturday voting? How will Trump and Kemp affect Walker's campaign? And will the overturning of Georgia's abortion law come into play? The panel Alan Abramowitz, @AlanIAbramowitz, Emeritus, Emory University Andra Gillespie, @AndraGillespie, professor of political science & director, James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race...

Duration:00:51:47

Political Rewind: Legislators remember Speaker Ralston; Nancy Pelosi leaves House leadership

11/18/2022
Friday on Political Rewind: Legislators from all walks of life worked with Speaker David Ralston in the legislature. Today, three of them join the show to remember him and think ahead to what his absence will mean for the next session. The panel Calvin Smyre, @CalvinSmyre, former state representative, ambassador designate to the Bahamas Rep. Chuck Efstration, @ChuckEfstration, 104th District (R) Jim Galloway, @JimJournalist, former political columnist, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Rep....

Duration:00:54:16

Political Rewind: Remembering the life and legacy of Speaker David Ralston; Future of abortion laws

11/17/2022
Thursday on Political Rewind: Speaker David Ralston died Wednesday surrounded by family. As 73rd Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, he leaves a strong legacy of bipartisanship. Today on Political Rewind, a panel of journalists who covered the speaker remember his life. The panel Donna Lowry, @donnalowrynews, host, GPB's Lawmakers Kevin Riley, @ajceditor, editor-in-chief, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Patricia Murphy, @MurphyAJC, political reporter and columnist, The Atlanta...

Duration:00:51:29

Political Rewind: Abortion ban overturned; Trump announces 2024 run; Lawsuit over Saturday Voting

11/16/2022
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Georgia's abortion ban has been ruled unconstitutional by a Fulton County judge. After announcing he'd be running for president in 2024, Donald Trump also sang Herschel Walker's praises publicly. Meanwhile, Democrats sue to restore Saturday early voting ahead of the runoff. The panel Charles Bullock, professor of political science, University of Georgia Greg Bluestein, @bluestein, political reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Rick Dent, political ad...

Duration:00:51:25

Political Rewind: Kemp testifies in Fulton probe; Trump-backed Kari Lake loses AZ; Saturday voting

11/15/2022
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Gov. Brian Kemp testifies this morning in the Fulton County probe. Plus, a Trump-backed candidate, Kari Lake, lost her bid to become Arizona’s governor. And as the runoff continues, Warnock and allies are challenging a law that disallows Saturday voting after a holiday. The panel: Adam Van Brimmer, @adamvanbrimmer, editor-In-chief of the opinion page, Savannah Morning News Donna Lowry, @donnalowrynews, host, GPB-TV’s Lawmakers Meg Kinnard, @MegKinnardAP,...

Duration:00:51:44

Political Rewind: Democrats control U.S. Senate; U.S. House influx; State GOP elects new speaker

11/14/2022
Monday on Political Rewind: Democrats secured the U.S. Senate, but Republicans could narrowly take the U.S. House, giving a platform to far-right representatives. Meanwhile, Georgia's Republican legislators meet today to find a successor to House Speaker David Ralston. The panel Leo Smith, @leosmithtweets, GOP political consultant and CEO Engaged Futures Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver, @mmo_mary, (D) Decatur Maya King, @mayaaking, politics reporter, The New York Times Patricia Murphy, @MurphyAJC,...

Duration:00:51:49

Political Rewind: Could Georgia decide who controls Congress? And what's next for Stacey Abrams?

11/10/2022
Thursday on Political Rewind: Two days after the midterms, all eyes are on Nevada and Arizona's congressional races. Depending on the outcome, Georgia could decide who controls the Senate. Plus, we look at the voting coalitions that got Kemp reelected and ask what's next for Stacey Abrams. The panel Kevin Riley, @ajceditor, editor-in-chief, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Margaret Coker, @mideastmargaret, editor-in -chief, The Current Edward Lindsey, @edlindsey14, former member, Georgia...

Duration:00:51:47

Political Rewind: It's official! Warnock and Walker will face off in December runoff

11/9/2022
Wednesday at 2 p.m.: With virtually every vote in, Sen. Raphael Warnock holds a slender lead over Herschel Walker. But both candidates remain under 50%, triggering a runoff on Dec. 6. Meanwhile, Democrats lost nearly all statewide races. What does that mean for a "purple" state? The panelists: Alan Abramowitz, @AlanIAbramowitz, professor emeritus of political science, Emory University Emma Hurt, @Emma_Hurt, reporter, Axios Atlanta Rene Alegria, publisher, Mundo Now Shannon McCaffrey,...

Duration:00:51:09

Political Rewind: Senate race could go to runoff; Kemp wins 2nd term; GOP sweeps down-ballot races

11/9/2022
Wednesday at 9 a.m.: As the dust settles, Georgians know the outcomes of several races. Gov. Brian Kemp has secured a second term and Republicans hold most state offices. But there's no clear winner between Warnock and Walker as control of Congress remains unclear. The panel Greg Bluestein, @bluestein, political reporter, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Adrienne Jones, @adriennemjns, professor of political science and director of pre-law, Morehouse College Amy Steigerwalt, @DrSteigerwalt,...

Duration:00:51:04

Political Rewind: How quickly will we know results?; Targeting Black voters; 2nd district race

11/8/2022
Tuesday at 2 p.m. on Political Rewind: After hours of voting, the secretary of state's office reports very few issues statewide. By tonight, most races will be settled, but at least one race could head into a runoff. Our panel sees how campaigns are ending and what role Georgia may play on the national stage. The panel Chuck Williams, @chuckwilliams, reporter, WRBL-TV Columbus Donna Lowry, @donnalowrynews, host, GPB-TV’s, Lawmakers Leroy Chapman,@AJCLeroyChapman, managing editor, The Atlanta...

Duration:00:51:08

Political Rewind: Polls open on Election Day; A potential Senate runoff; Can Abrams tie Kemp?

11/8/2022
Monday on Political Rewind: It's Election Day in Georgia. Will the U.S. Senate race go into a runoff? Will the Abrams campaign prove the polls wrong? Will Republicans sweep down-ballot races? Our panel watches the polls in our first of two Election Day shows. The panel: Andra Gillespie, @AndraGillespie, professor of political science, Emory University Rick Dent, political ad expert and vice president, Matrix Communications Stephen Fowler, @stphnfwlr, political reporter, GPB News Tamar...

Duration:00:51:06

Political Rewind: The final countdown for candidates; David Ralston steps down as speaker

11/7/2022
Monday on Political Rewind: It's finally election week in Georgia. Herschel Walker campaigned at UGA's home game Saturday, but he may not attend a Kemp campaign rally tonight with the GOP ticket. Sen. Warnock is rallying a hometown audience in Savannah as Stacey Abrams campaigns in metro Atlanta. Plus, David Ralston steps down as Speaker of the House. The panel: Amy Steigerwalt, @DrSteigerwalt, professor of political science, Georgia State University Charles Bullock, professor of political...

Duration:00:51:07

Political Rewind: Gabriel Sterling discusses record early voting, how the 'Big Lie' hurts Georgians

11/4/2022
Friday on Political Rewind: Today is the last day of early voting. And as the midterm elections reach a crucial phase @GabrielSterling joins us to talk about Georgia's electoral process. He'll discuss record early voting, potential challenges and how quickly results will come down on election night. The panel Gabriel Sterling, @GabrielSterling, deputy secretary of state of Georgia Jim Galloway, @JimJournalist, former political columnist, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Matt Brown,...

Duration:00:52:49

Political Rewind: Voting access; U.S. Senate race could determine control; New Trump emails released

11/3/2022
Thursday on Political Rewind: Over 2 million Georgians have already voted. Our panel weighs in on who has access to the polls. Plus, Georgia's U.S. Senate race could determine who has the majority. Meanwhile: Emails show Trump lawyers hoped Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas would assist in a voter fraud case in Georgia. The panel Kevin Riley, @ajceditor, editor-in-chief, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Leo Smith, @leosmithtweets, Republican consultant and CEO, Engaged Futures Sen. Sonya...

Duration:00:51:09

Political Rewind: Georgia on pace for 2M votes; Massive campaign fundraising; Graham must testify

11/2/2022
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Georgians are on pace to hit 2 million votes today during the early voting period. The Abrams and Kemp campaigns report massive amounts of money raised in a final report. Plus, the Supreme Court ruled that Sen. Lindsey Graham must testify in Fulton County. Meanwhile, conspiracy theories spread after Paul Pelosi was attacked in his home. The panel: Chuck Williams,@chuckwilliams,reporter, WRBL-TV Columbus Greg Bluestein, @bluestein, political reporter, The...

Duration:00:51:08

Political Rewind: 2nd Walker accuser on GMA; New AJC poll; Affirmative Action case in Supreme Court

11/1/2022
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Herschel Walker's second accuser appears on Good Morning America. A new AJC poll leans towards a runoff in the Senate. The panel: Alan Abramowitz, @AlanIAbramowitz, professor emeritus of political science, Emory University Claire Sanders, @SandersPolitics, senior lecturer of political science, Georgia College Tamar Hallerman, @TamarHallerman, senior reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Tammy Greer, professor of political science, Clark Atlanta University...

Duration:00:51:07

Political Rewind: Abrams and Kemp's final debate; Obama stumps in Georgia; Paul Pelosi attacked

10/31/2022
Monday on Political Rewind: Gov. Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams debated over the weekend, sparring over abortion, gun violence, and COVID relief funds. Elsewhere, Barack Obama and Mike Pence headline rallies in Georgia. We also discuss the dangers of violent rhetoric after the attack on Paul Pelosi. The panel Karen Owen, @ProfKarenOwen, political science professor, University of West Georgia Patricia Murphy, @MurphyAJC, political reporter and columnist, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Michael...

Duration:00:51:10

Political Rewind: Inflation at the ballot box; What can your vote do?; Ballot questions explained

10/28/2022
Friday on Political Rewind: With gas prices and grocery bills well higher than average, voters have consistently said inflation is their top concern. Our special Friday panel answers your questions: Why is inflation happening? Will there be a recession? And can elected leaders do anything about it? Caroline Fohlin, @CarolineFohlin, professor of economics, Emory University Jim Galloway, @JimJournalist, former political columnist, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Michael Kanell, @MichaelKanell,...

Duration:00:52:50