Political Rewind: Kemp To Sign 'Heartbeat Bill', Buttigieg Visits Carter

May 6, 2019

On this edition of Political Rewind, Gov. Kemp’s office has announced plans to sign H.B. 481 the controversial “Heartbeat Bill” on Tuesday. Our panel discusses what to expect following the event.


Former President Jimmy Carter had a special guest for his sunday school class at Maranatha Church in Plains this weekend. Pete Buttigieg became the third 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to make the pilgrimage to South Georgia to meet with Carter. Our panel weighs in on why meeting with the 39th President matters.

 

Democratic Congressman David Scott may be facing his toughest re-election effort since he won his seat in 2002. Michael Owens has announced he’ll challenge Scott in the democratic primary. We look at why Owens thinks it’s time for a change in the 13th District.

 

Panelists:

 

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

 

Kyle Hayes -- Co-host and Founder of PeachPod: A Georgia Politics Podcast

 

Melita Easters -- Founder and Director, Georgia WIN List

 

Heath Garrett -- Republican Strategist