Political Rewind: Georgia Leads the Charge for Federal Criminal Justice Reform

Dec 19, 2018

On this edition of Political Rewind, even as a federal judge issues a ruling blowing up ObamaCare, there are reports that GOP legislators, with encouragement from Trump Administration officials, are exploring options to expand Medicaid to cover uninsured Georgians. What solutions do they have in mind?


 

Then, was the United States founded as a white Christian nation? A new poll finds that a majority of southerners say yes, it was. And they say the Confederate flag is a symbol of southern pride, not our racist past. Our panel looks at the implications of the poll results.

 

Plus, Congress passes a sweeping criminal justice reform bill. We’ll look at its roots here in Georgia.
 

Panelists:

 

Greg Bluestein -- Lead Political Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

Patricia Murphy -- Political Strategist/Columnist

 

Amy Steigerwalt -- Political Science Professor, Georgia State University