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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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Handel Injected Into Immigration Debate On House Floor

6/22/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, President Trump may have signed an order keeping immigrant families arrested at the border together, but it’s his comments this morning about pending immigration legislation that some say just threw GOP members of Congress under the bus. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms clamps down on holding ICE detainees in the city jail, and immediately draws the ire of both Republican candidates for governor. Speaking of Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp, will their...

Duration:00:53:00

Metro Atlanta Transportation Needs Get Huge Boost

6/20/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, Governor Deal announces a first step to build new transit in metro Atlanta, a huge project along Georgia 400. Is the state on track to tackle the region’s traffic headaches? Plus, Georgia members of Congress and candidates for governor split over the Trump policy of separating children from families at the border. We’ll look at who stands where and the possible consequences of their positions. And, what does the Supreme Court’s recent decision to kick two...

Duration:00:51:59

Immigration Showdown In Washington

6/18/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, immigration takes center stage in Washington this week. Outrage over the Department of Justice policy of separating children from parents at the border is growing and it’s spreading across partisan lines.

Duration:00:52:59

Georgia's Senators Respond To Trump's Latest Tariffs

6/15/2018
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Today: Georgia's U.S. Senators go their separate ways over President Trump's tariffs. Johnny Isakson wants Congress to approve them while David Perdue says the President has the power to act on his own. We'll look at that split, and at Perdue's apparent unwavering loyalty to the Trump agenda.

Duration:00:52:58

Is Trump-Kim Summit A Turning Point For The President?

6/13/2018
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We check the tempature of the response to the Trump-Kim summit. Former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn, a national leader in the effort to end nuclear proliferation, weighs in on Trump's Singapore meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un. Nunn is the Co-Chair of the Nuclear Threat Initiative. Is he optomistic that change is in the air on the Korean Peninsula?

Duration:00:52:58

Sam Nun: “Don’t Trust…Do Verify.”

6/13/2018
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As one of the leading figures in efforts to end nuclear proliferation, former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn shares his thoughts about the Trump summit with Political Rewind.

Duration:00:15:04

Cagle's Reaction To Furor Over Secret Recording

6/11/2018
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GOP gubernatorial candidate under fire for a secret recording, in which he admits he used legislation to undermine a primary opponent. And why did former rival Clay Tippins record and leak the tape? Our panel has answers. Plus, our panelists discuss President Trump's remarks about Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau following the G7 Summit. Is the President's treatment of Trudeau and our European allies something that members of the Georgia Republican congressional deligation will have...

Duration:00:52:56

Political Rewind Goes To Columbus

6/8/2018
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It's a special edition of Political Rewind in front of a live audience at the RiverCenter in Columbus, Georgia. Bill and his panel of political insiders discuss some of the major stories in political news. How are voters making decisions about the governor's race? For Republicans, is Columbus Kemp or Cagle country? And how will Stacey Abrams fare as the race heads to November? Democrats have nominated a former Navy pilot to run against 3rd district GOP incumbent Congressman Drew Ferguson,...

Duration:00:51:59

Is Casey Cagle Courting Casino Moguls In Vegas?

6/6/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, Casey Cagle goes to Vegas to raise campaign cash and Brian Kemp warns voters he may be there with casinos in Georgia on his mind. Will gambling become a major issue in the governor’s race? Then, what’s behind Karen Handel’s rejection of President Trump’s newly imposed tariffs? Plus, does morality in politics matter anymore? We’ll look at Bill Clinton’s recent “tone deaf” comments on Monica Lewinsky and the #MeToo movement, Ralph Reed’s defense of...

Duration:00:53:05

SCOTUS Ruling In Colorado Baker Case Will Impact Georgians

6/4/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, the Supreme Court issues a landmark ruling, siding with a baker who refused to make a gay couple’s wedding cake. It’s a narrowly argued decision, but it will have an impact here in Georgia and across the country. Then, Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Casey Cagle have been polling voters to come up with strategies for how to win the governor’s mansion. Meanwhile, Brian Kemp is promoting his own polls that show him neck-and-neck with Cagle for the...

Duration:00:52:59

Trump Administration Looks To Ban Imports Of People And Goods

6/1/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, the always contentious issues of illegal immigration is back in the spotlight. A bi-partisan group of U.S. House members is pushing hard to bring a number of reform bills to the floor for a vote, but Speaker Paul Ryan isn’t ready to play ball. Also, the White House is under fire for promoting a policy of separating children from parents when families are apprehended by border police. Then, in news from the governor’s race, Casey Cagle throws a lightning...

Duration:00:52:58

Roseanne And Racism

5/30/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, ABC’s firing of Roseanne Barr over her Twitter bullying of Valerie Jarrett is the hottest topic in the country today. Why can’t we erase the stain of racism that continues to plague us? Do Southerners have a unique perspective on the problem? Our panel weighs in on what may be the thorniest issue in American life. Also, Republicans have begun their effort to paint Stacey Abrams in a negative light, pushing her to release her tax returns and explain her...

Duration:00:52:57

Georgia Democrats Rally, Unite Behind Diverse Ticket

5/25/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, after choosing their nominee for governor, Georgia Democrats declare they are unified and energized to put Stacey Abrams in the Governor’s Mansion this fall. Meanwhile, Republicans here and in Washington are wasting no time attacking Abrams even as they face a potentially contentious gubernatorial runoff battle between Brian Kemp and Casey Cagle. Our panel weighs in on the latest news in the midterm elections. Plus, what was behind Democratic...

Duration:00:52:50

Expectations and Surprises Make Up Georgia’s Election Primary

5/23/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, the race for governor of Georgia moves one step down the road. Democratic voters advance Stacey Abrams to the general election in overwhelming fashion, while Republicans set the stage for a fight for the soul of their party, a runoff between Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp. Runoffs will also determine which candidates will face GOP congressional incumbents some see as vulnerable in the fall. Our panel of insiders break down the vote and look at what to...

Duration:00:52:58

Political Rewind Special Edition: Election Day In Georgia

5/22/2018
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On this Special Edition of Political Rewind, it’s Election Day in Georgia as voters go to the polls to make their choices in dozens of races. Democrats will pick their nominee for governor and no matter who wins, it will be the first time ever in Georgia that a woman will lead a party’s ticket into the Fall. Republicans may send their governor’s race to a mid-summer runoff, which means they’ll endure nine more weeks of campaigning before they can turn their attention to the winning in...

Duration:00:53:03

Countdown To Election Day In Georgia

5/21/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, voters across Georgia go to the polls tomorrow to elect candidates in dozens of primary races. Which Stacey will emerge as the Democratic candidate for governor? Will the GOP contest go to a runoff and, if so, who will emerge to take on presumed frontrunner Casey Cagle? Plus, Democrats think they have a chance to unseat two GOP congressmen in north Georgia, but runoffs are all but guaranteed since there are so many candidates. Which ones will make it to...

Duration:00:53:10

Who, If Anyone, Stood Out In GOP Gubernatorial Debate?

5/18/2018
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On this edition of "Poltical Rewind," we discuss the House farm bill's defeat . All Georgia Republicans in the House voted for the bill, including Jody Hice who was wavering. Then, we move on to last night's GOP Gubernatorial Debate . In a statewide televised debate, GOP candidates for governor argued over who's toughest on protecting the Second Amendment. Plus, they flex their muscles on deporting undocumented immigrants. Our panel weighs in on who may have improved their chances in the...

Duration:00:52:55

Abrams, Evans Trade Blows In Statewide Debate

5/16/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, the Democratic candidates for governor trade sharp blows and share kind words in their only statewide televised debate. Can we expect the same when GOP candidates meet for their debate? Evidence suggests that’s unlikely. Plus, we now have figures showing us just how much the race for governor has cost—almost $13 million spent by candidates on both sides, so far. Also, will the Supreme Court’s decision on sports gambling energize the forces pushing for...

Duration:00:52:59

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Say It’s Not About Race, But It Sure Seems That Way

5/14/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, with Georgia primary elections just one week away, the battle of the Staceys for the Democratic nomination for governor gets uglier. GOP candidates push hard to win a runoff spot with frontrunner Casey Cagle. Plus, Democrats in two congressional districts fight for the right to take on two potentially vulnerable GOP incumbents. Panelists: AJC Lead Political Writer Jim Galloway Former Congressman Buddy Darden Republican Strategist Heath Garrett State...

Duration:00:52:59

Like It Or Not, GOP Governor’s Race Is All About Guns

5/11/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, Brian Kemp doubles down on his muscular advocacy for gun rights and it just may be propelling him forward in the GOP governor’s race. The AJC’s Jim Galloway tells us why he thinks the Parkland massacre has not deterred, but empowered gun supporters. We’ll also discuss the risky path Democrat Stacey Abrams charts as she works to win her party’s nomination. Plus, Sonny Perdue’s biggest battle yet as Agriculture Secretary and why Atlanta could soon be on...

Duration:00:52:17