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Georgia gov hopefuls: Yes to RFRA, no dice to casinos

6:00 am Oct. 8, 2017

The four leading Republican candidates for governor stood in unison behind Georgia’s controversial “religious liberty” measure and were lockstep against an effort to legalize casino gambling at the party’s first GOP gubernatorial forum.

It was the

‘Political Rewind’ replay: The Atlanta mayor’s race, and the two Staceys ‘conversation’

5:44 pm Oct. 4, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” began with an Atlanta mayor’s race which, despite a fresh poll showing Mary Norwood still in the lead, remains amorphous.

But the real discussion began with a review of the first Democratic forum between gubernatorial candidates Stacey Evans and Stacey Abrams. Heavy on the soundbites. If you couldn’t catch it live click below to listen now:

Today’s panelists: Host Bill Nigut; Greg Bluestein, one of

Georgia governor’s top lawyer takes off for Delta

3:44 pm Oct. 2, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal tapped a new executive counsel on Monday after his top attorney landed a new job leading the lobbying team for Delta Air Lines.

David Werner is jetting to the Atlanta-based airline after less