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‘Political Rewind’ replay: Jimmy Carter woos Donald Trump on North Korea

5:46 pm Oct. 23, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” begins with that New York Times interview of Jimmy Carter in which the former president:

— Said the press has been pretty rough on President Donald Trump;

— Expressed his doubts that Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential contest had a material impact on the results;

— And reminded everyone that he voted for Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary.

All in all, we decided,

Atlanta mayoral contenders sharpen closing ad arguments

10:24 am Oct. 21, 2017

Atlanta mayoral candidates readied their closing arguments with the escalation of an ad blitz over the weekend that offer a window into their last-push strategies.

Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms, one of the leading candidates in the

Equifax beefs up lobbying efforts following data breach

7:00 am Oct. 20, 2017

WASHINGTON —The Atlanta credit bureau Equifax ramped up its spending over the last three months to lobby the federal government and protect its image as it took fire for exposing the personal records of more than 145 million Americans.

Its two main competitors, meanwhile, shifted their resources in order to do the same.

New federal records released this week show Equifax increased its budget to lobby Congress and agency regulators by 12

Sonny Perdue coops up Obama-era poultry regulations

7:00 am Oct. 19, 2017

WASHINGTON —U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue moved to kill a set of Obama-era regulations on Wednesday that was designed to level the legal playing field between poultry farmers and the large processing companies that ultimately deliver that chicken to America’s dinner plates.

His decision will have major implications for Georgia, which leads the nation in broiler chicken production, and the ability of small farmers to take legal action against the

‘Political Rewind’ replay: Kneeling at KSU, Sputnik, and bump stocks

4:41 pm Oct. 18, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” hits a wide range of topics. The first is the flap over cheerleaders (and now Scrappy the Owl) taking a knee at Kennesaw State University.

Then we have the departure of the deputy campaign manager for Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor, after an AJC report that he had appeared on Sputnik, a Russian news organization now under investigation by the FBI.

Then