Political Rewind: Carter Endorses Abrams, Republicans Rally Behind Kemp

Aug 14, 2018

On this edition of Political Rewind, it comes as no surprise that former President Jimmy Carter has now endorsed Democrat Stacey Abrams for Governor.


But his statement harkens back to the momentous speech he gave in 1971 when he was sworn in as governor of Georgia. We look at the former president's remarks and the historical significance.

Also, Brian Kemp received little support from Georgia senate Republicans when facing Casey Cagle in the Republican primary. But now, senate republicans and lobbyists alike are rallying around Kemp.

Democratic candidates across the country say they won’t vote Nancy Pelosi for speaker if their party wins the House. Yet, Pelosi continues to prove she is one of the most prolific fundraisers the party has ever had. The panel looks at the mixed blessing Pelosi brings to the 2018 midterm election.

Panelists:

Kevin Riley - Atlanta Journal-Constitution Editor

Chuck Williams - Columbus Ledger Enquirer Reporter

Tamar Hallerman – Atlanta Journal-Constitution Washington Correspondent

Kerwin Swint –Kennesaw State University Interim Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences