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‘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.

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Today’s panelists: Host Bill

‘Political Rewind’ replay: A terrorist in NYC, and indictments in D.C.

4:26 pm Nov. 1, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” begins with a discussion of Tuesday’s terrorist attack in New York City that left eight dead and President Donald Trump blaming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York.

And then there’s the indictment of Paul Manafort, his partner – plus the guilty plea by a “low level” foreign policy advisor to the Trump presidential campaign.

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As some GOP colleagues back away from Trump, Perdue fortifies ties

12:02 pm Oct. 31, 2017

WASHINGTON — After President Donald Trump spent a recent morning trading barbs with Tennessee U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Twitter, reporters on Capitol Hill swarmed his Republican colleague David Perdue.

Most of the journalists stuck to a similar theme: What did the Georgia freshman senator think of the president’s personal attacks on his friend and mentor? Did that mark a turning point in Perdue’s steadfast support of Trump?

Perdue wouldn’t take the reporters’

‘Political Rewind’ replay: Robert Mueller collects two indictments and a guilty plea

5:31 pm Oct. 30, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind,” the unavoidable topic was the indictment of Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort and his partner on charges of money-laundering and failure to disclose their doings on behalf of the Russian-backed government of Ukraine.

And the guilty plea of George Papadopoulos, one of the Trump campaigns foreign policy advisors, for lying to FBI agents.

Wholly by coincidence, host Bill Nigut and I had on

‘Political Rewind’ replay: The big ‘whoops’ of erasing Georgia voter data

5:13 pm Oct. 27, 2017

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” began with a nod to Russian issues: The belated acknowledgement from the Hillary Clinton campaign that it was a co-funder of the notorious Donald Trump dossier, and a Russian lawyer’s statement that she checked with the Kremlin before meeting with Donald Trump Jr.

But the eyeballs didn’t start rolling until the panel hit the topic of Georgia voter data that was quietly destroyed