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‘Political Rewind’ replay: The Atlanta race for mayor – and Jerusalem, too.

5:26 pm Dec. 6, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” couldn’t help but lead on the finish to the Atlanta mayoral race, in which Keisha Lance Bottoms defeated Mary Norwood by a mere 759 votes.

One early nugget: Some Buckhead precincts didn’t prove as strong for Norwood as they had eight years ago, when she was defeated by Kasim Reed.

If you couldn’t catch it live, click below to listen now:

Today’s panelists: Host Bill Nigut;

‘Political Rewind’ replay: Donald Trump endorses Roy Moore

5:57 pm Dec. 4, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” starts with President Donald Trump’s Air Force One endorsement of Roy Moore, the embattled Republican in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama.

“Go get ‘em, Roy,” Trump told the candidate. The consensus: It could work. Which is not necessarily what Republicans already in the Senate want.

And then there is tomorrow’s runoff for mayor of Atlanta: Over the weekend, Keisha Lance Bottoms brought in U.S.

‘Political Rewind’ replay: Keisha Lance Bottoms, meet Mary Norwood – and vice versa

6:07 pm Nov. 28, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” was a pioneering event: A conversational Atlanta mayoral debate, livestreamed statewide and broadcast live on 88.5 FM.

Runoff candidates Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood spent an hour in GPB studios, discussing race, corruption, income disparity and relations with the state Capitol. It was a lively event well worth watching here:

A quick summary from fellow Insider Greg Bluestein:

Bottoms faced tough questions over the

‘Political Rewind’ replay: The Atlanta constants of traffic and Confederate symbolism

6:25 pm Nov. 20, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” began with a discussion of the expansion contemplated for I-285 and whether room should be reserved for a transit option.

Not commuter rail itself, but a kind of reserved space – just in case we get around to it.

Then there’s the topic of streets named for Confederate leaders in Atlanta, and the thing itself. It looks like Confederate Avenue in Grant Park is on

‘Political Rewind’ replay: Shirley Franklin on the ATL race for mayor

6:23 pm Nov. 17, 2017

With former mayor Shirley Franklin in the house, today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” couldn’t help but start out with a look at the Atlanta mayor’s race between Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood.

Franklin repeated her contention that trust was a basic issue in the campaign – pointing to the federal investigators currently digging their way through City Hall. A little bit of news: Franklin said she had

‘Political Rewind’ replay: Bobby Kennedy and Zell Miller

7:09 pm Nov. 15, 2017

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews phoned into today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” – he’s pitching his biographical portrait of Bobby Kennedy.

Very quickly, the conversation turns to John Lewis, a Freedom Rider of the 1960s, and Kennedy’s relationship with the future congressman – as drawn out by panelist Tharon Johnson, a Democratic consultant to Lewis.

After the break, the gang gets to the famous confrontation between Matthews and Zell Miller, after the

‘Political Rewind’ replay: Mitch McConnell gives up on Roy Moore

6:14 pm Nov. 13, 2017

With President Donald Trump still umpteen time zones away, today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” couldn’t help but focus on yet another day of drama over the U.S. Senate race in Alabama and Republican Roy Moore.

Fortunately, there were six of us – six! – to handle the topic, and several others, including the runoff for mayor of Atlanta.

If you couldn’t catch it live, click below to listen now:

Today’s panelists:

‘Political Rewind’ replay: Mary, Joseph and Roy Moore

6:15 pm Nov. 10, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” couldn’t help but lead on a Washington Post report that in 1979, when he was a 32-year-old bachelor in Alabama, future U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore struck up a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.

One response from an Alabama Republican: Just like the Holy Family.

Will Moore still beat Democrat Doug Jones on Dec. 12? The consensus of the panel: Probably.

We also talk about

‘Political Rewind’ replay: Dissecting the Donald Trump backlash

4:43 pm Nov. 8, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” is 53 minutes devoted to chewing over Tuesday night’s election results, from the Virginia governor’s race to a runoff for mayor of Atlanta between Mary Norwood and Keisha Lance Bottoms.

Here’s one tidbit from the hour: Charlottesville, Va., became a flashpoint in August after a violent clash between white supremacists and their opponents. President Donald Trump didn’t do himself any favors with his “blame

‘Political Rewind’ replay: A new tax bill’s winners and losers

6:29 pm Nov. 3, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” was all (or mostly) about the new House Republican tax bill. Whether you call it reform or not will depend on your accountant.

Other topics: State Capitol money flowing in to the race for mayor, and more fallout from the Robert Mueller investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential contest.

If you couldn’t catch it live, click below to listen now:

Today’s panelists: Host Bill