Political Rewind: The Life and Legacy of John McCain

Aug 27, 2018

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. 

 

Democrats held their state convention this weekend to rally around candidates on the November ballot. Our panelists were there and will help dissect the speeches and major events from the weekend.  

 

Plus, David Perdue looks to expand his power base in the U.S. Senate as he leads an effort to raise campaign funds for GOP Senate colleagues whose seats may be in jeopardy.

 

Panelists:

 

Jim Galloway - AJC Lead Political Writer

Heath Garrett - Republican Strategist Kyle Hayes - Co-Founder of PeachPod: A Georgia Politics Podcast

Mary Margaret Oliver - Democratic State Representative