Political Rewind: A Preview of the 116th Congress

Jan 2, 2019

On this edition of Political Rewind, Georgia Democrats face the new year looking for a new leader to advance the party’s agenda and look to consolidate gains they made in the November election. But who will emerge as their candidate to take on David Perdue in 2020?


In Washington, Democrats are preparing to take control of the U.S. House as the 116th Congress convenes tomorrow. How will Georgia’s newest Democratic house member Lucy McBath make her mark in the months ahead?

A group of congressional leaders head to the White House to hear President Trump’s latest stand on funding for his wall. Will they emerge with a bipartisan compromise that will re-open the government?
 

Panelists:

 

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

 

Buddy Darden -- Former Democratic Congressman

 

Amy Steigerwalt -- Political Science Professor, Georgia State University

 

Leo Smith -- Republican Strategist