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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


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Political Rewind: Is Plant Vogtle Worth The Cost To Consumers?

9/25/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, after running three years behind and several billion dollars over budget, partners in Georgia Powers Plant Vogtle Nuclear Plant vote to continue funding the expansion project. Critics have fought against Vogtle's expansion, citing cost and safety concerns. We discuss whether or not the future of the project is in danger.

Duration:00:48:31

Political Rewind: Abrams Weighs in on Kavanaugh Accusations

9/24/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, as Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court faces a make or break week, Sen. David Perdue (R-Georgia) urges his colleagues to take its time in vetting the allegations of sexual assault.

Duration:00:53:00

Political Rewind: Georgia Politicians Come to Kavanaugh’s Defense

9/21/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, evangelical leaders and GOP politicians are continuing to voice their support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh even as the controversy over allegations of sexual assault continue to cloud his confirmation.

Duration:00:54:12

Political Rewind: Candidates Talk Education, School Safety

9/19/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, both Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams are focusing on education and school safety this week on the campaign trail. We’ll discuss the nuanced differences between each candidate’s proposals and how they plan to fund their efforts.

Duration:00:53:04

Political Rewind: Federal Judge Rules on Paper Ballots

9/18/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, Federal Judge Amy Totenberg denied a group’s request to require the state to switch to paper ballots. Georgia’s 27,000 electronic voting machines will remain in use for November’s election. But she said that Georgia's election officials have "buried their heads in the sand" on the issue of voting vulnerabilities.

Duration:00:53:01

Political Rewind: Kavanaugh Denies Sexual Assault Allegations

9/17/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, the Senate Judiciary Committee might have to delay their vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after sexual assault allegations have surfaced.

Duration:00:53:00

Political Rewind: Criminal Justice, Medicaid Top Issues on Campaign Trail

9/14/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, Brian Kemp thinks there is a gang problem in Georgia and has laid out his plans for a new group to battle the issue. The Republican candidate for governor has come under scrutiny for figures he used to highlight the problem.

Duration:00:54:58

Political Rewind: Federal Court Hears Arguments Over Voter Security in Georgia

9/12/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, Georgia’s voting infrastructure and security is the focus of a lawsuit being argued in federal court. With the election less than two months away, election officials say a last-minute change to paper ballots would cause chaos, while voter security advocates hope United States District Court Judge Amy Totenberg will require the state to replace the touchscreen machines with paper ballots.

Duration:00:52:59

Political Rewind: The Divide Over Medicaid

9/11/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, Stacey Abrams unveils a proposal she says will provide health care to the neediest Georgians. The Kemp campaign says Abrams’ plan to expand Medicaid is a non-starter, but they have yet to announce how they’ll address a problem voters say is high on their list of priorities.

Duration:00:53:00

Political Rewind: Female Electoral Strength in 2018 Midterm Election

9/10/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, there are an unprecedented number of women running for office this year, and a majority of Americans are happy to see the increase.

Duration:00:53:04

Political Rewind: New Poll Suggests Close Governor’s Race

9/7/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, a new poll shows the race between Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams is a virtual tie. The numbers also show how Georgian’s feel about President Donald Trump’s job performance.

Duration:00:55:10

Political Rewind: Mike Pence to Campaign For Kemp

9/5/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, Brian Kemp’s campaign will soon get another boost from the Trump Administration when Vice President Mike Pence visits Atlanta next week for a campaign rally. The White House endorsement made a big difference in the Republican primary, but will it have a similar impact for the general election?

Duration:00:53:07

Political Rewind: Chaos Marks Start of Kavanaugh Hearing

9/4/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, Brett Kavanaugh appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week in hopes of becoming the next justice to sit on the United States Supreme Court. Chaos and pandemonium marked the start of Kavanaugh’s hearing as democratic senators on the Judiciary Committee moved to delay the hearings.

Duration:00:52:56

Political Rewind: Beth Macy’s Revelatory Journey Through The Heart of The Opioid Crisis

8/31/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, for six years, Roanoke-based journalist Beth Macy watched the opioid crisis unfold in struggling Appalachian communities all around her. And so she began documenting the roles that a pharmaceutical industry hungry for profit, medical practitioners intent on easing pain and government agencies slow to recognize the crisis all played in allowing a devastating plague of addiction to grip the entire region.

Duration:00:53:04

Political Rewind: Finding Middle Ground On Polarizing Issues

8/29/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, with just over two months until voters decide this year’s election campaigns on both sides of the aisle are busy.

Duration:00:53:01

Political Rewind: The Life and Legacy of John McCain

8/27/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, as the country mourns the loss of Sen. John McCain, a proposal by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to rename the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington to honor McCain is raising thorny questions with Georgians about the legacy of Richard Russell.

Duration:00:53:01

Political Rewind: Candidates for Governor Weigh In On Randolph County Decision

8/24/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, a guilty plea in New York, a conviction in Virginia and a sentencing in Augusta. How will Georgia representatives and candidates for Governor react to the news?

Duration:00:52:59

Political Rewind: South Georgia Plagued By Political Controversies

8/22/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, two political controversies have plagued South Georgia. The anger over a proposal to close most of the polling places in Randolph County is making national headlines and sparking continued allegations of voter suppression. Meanwhile, in Valdosta, a billboard advertising an 'Impeach Trump’ website survives just 24 hours before community pressure forces it down.

Duration:00:52:56

Political Rewind: The Future of Healthcare in Georgia

8/21/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, we take a broad look at healthcare in Georgia. After multiple attempts, Congress has failed to shut down The Affordable Care Act, but President Donald Trump is eliminating a number of key provisions through executive orders. What’s the likely impact on Georgians of ending the individual mandate?

Duration:00:53:00

Political Rewind: Historical Campaign Stop Turns 90

8/20/2018
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On this edition of Political Rewind, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has been the city’s most lucrative asset. But will scandals and security issues further prompt the state legislatures attempt to take control of the world’s busiest airport?

Duration:00:52:59