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

Sep 14, 2018

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.


Stacey Abrams has spent much of the week focused on health care, a top issue among potential voters in Georgia. The Democratic candidate has also kept a busy schedule attending fundraising events around the country and courting top politicians for their endorsements.

Former President Jimmy Carter shared what he would do to the Trump Administration policies if he were to be the next president. In addition to his tough critique, Carter, now 93 years old, had some campaign advice for hopeful Democrats.

And analyzing the intersection of business and politics. Two Atlanta small businesses are making headlines with their affiliations to the Brian Kemp campaign. In the polarizing climate we find ourselves in, how do business avoid being dragged into the fray?

Panelists:

Jim Galloway – Lead Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Andra Gillespie – Associate Professor of Political Science, Emory University

Loretta Lepore – Republican Strategist

Todd Rehm – Owner/Editor, GaPundit.com