Politically Georgia

By The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Get the latest news and analysis from Georgia’s Political Insiders - presented by the AJC’s Politically Georgia team.

Episode Date
Casey Cagle, the secret recording, and what it all means
00:30:11
A secret recording showed that Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle supported a bill that he described as bad “a thousand different ways” to prevent Hunter Hill, a political rival, from receiving financial support in the GOP primary race for governor.  The AJC’s James Salzer joined Politically Georgia host Greg Bluestein to discuss the recording. In this episode, they provide context, give background and discuss the political fallout.
Jun 11, 2018
How May primary results affect the Georgia Legislature
00:23:40
The AJC’s James Salzer, who has covered state government and politics since 1990, was out of the country for two weeks during May, so he missed Election Day. When he returned stateside, he joined host Greg Bluestein to share what he found to be the biggest “election surprises” and how they affect the Georgia Legislature.
Jun 04, 2018
Looking ahead to the runoffs
00:25:12
Greg Bluestein and The AJC's Washington correspondent Tamar Hallerman prepare you for the July 24 runoffs by sharing what to watch and what to expect during the nine-week runoff period.
May 28, 2018
Immediate primary reactions
00:30:55
The AJC's Greg Bluestein and Tamar Hallerman share their immediate reactions to the results of Georgia's May 22 primary.
May 23, 2018
What the final gubernatorial primary debates say about Tuesday's elections
00:35:03
Host Greg Bluestein, WSB Radio’s Condace Pressley and AJC Deputy Managing Editor Leroy Chapman Jr. break down Sunday’s gubernatorial debates and what they mean heading into Tuesday’s primary elections.
May 20, 2018
Election Prep: Governor primaries
00:28:04
Everything you need to know about Georgia's gubernatorial primaries: James Salzer joined host Greg Bluestein to break down the Republican and Democratic races for governor ahead of the May 22 elections.
May 14, 2018
Election Prep: Secretary of state, early voting
00:15:19
Georgia is in the process of deciding on new voting machines. The next secretary of state will have a key role in deciding what equipment Georgians will use. Mark Niesse joined host Greg Bluestein to discuss the May 22 primaries for the position and took a look at early voting numbers.
May 14, 2018
Election Prep: Lt. Gov primaries
00:15:03
Maya Prabhu joined host Greg Bluestein to discuss the May 22 primaries for lieutenant governor in Georgia.
May 14, 2018
Election Prep: Insurance commissioner primaries
00:11:19
It's a race that affects your life and your pockets. James Salzer joined host Greg Bluestein to discuss the May 22 primaries for insurance commissioner in Georgia.
May 14, 2018
Looking at the 2018 Elections
00:16:31
Today’s episode is a little different. You’re going to hear a portion of the conversation that took place at Politically Georgia’s April 25 Pints & Politics event. With the Georgia primaries approaching on May 22, we discussed everything related to the 2018 elections.
May 07, 2018
What recent polls of Georgia voters say about May's primary elections
00:28:46
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Channel 2 Action News recently commissioned the University of Georgia to conduct two separate polls of likely Democratic and Republican primary voters. Host Greg Bluestein and AJC Washington correspondent Tamar Hallerman analyzed the results.
Apr 30, 2018
Sexual harassment, #MeToo at the Georgia Capitol
00:20:29
AJC Hyperlocal Coach Janel Davis spent months investigating sexual harassment complaints in Georgia's Capitol. Davis joins host Greg Bluestein to discuss the stories she's uncovered and why information isn’t easy to find if there are complaints against lawmakers. Bluestein also provides an update on the governor's race.
Apr 23, 2018
Immigration in Georgia
00:21:02
The AJC's Jeremy Redmon joins Greg Bluestein to discuss the ways various Georgia city, county and state officials are handling immigration and how the topic is impacting major 2018 races.
Apr 16, 2018
Races, issues to watch ahead of next month’s Georgia primaries
00:28:18
AJC’s Washington correspondent Tamar Hallerman joins host Greg Bluestein to discuss Georgia’s big issues and races ahead of the May 22, 2018 primaries. Hallerman also discusses an upcoming story on Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and James Salzer provides the Phrase of the Week.
Apr 09, 2018
How Zell Miller helped shape an AJC reporter’s life
00:04:51
AJC reporter and Politically Georgia podcast host Greg Bluestein reads the column he wrote following the death of former Georgia Governor Zell Miller. It is titled, "An appreciation: How Zell Miller helped shape an AJC reporter’s life."
Apr 04, 2018
Metro Atlanta transit and the bills that may become law in Georgia
00:29:58
On Sine Die, the Georgia Legislature approved a bill that could dramatically expand transit in Metro Atlanta. Host Greg Bluestein and AJC transportation reporter David Wickert discuss the mass transit and distracted driving bills that passed at the end of the legislative session. Also in this episode, Bluestein discusses other major bills Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign and James Salzer provides the Phrase of the Week.
Apr 02, 2018
Sine Die: Inside the chaotic last day of Georgia's legislative session
00:27:39
Sine Die, the last day of Georgia's 2018 legislative session, is Thursday, March 29. Host Greg Bluestein and AJC veteran James Salzer discuss the typical atmosphere and last-day shenanigans at the Capitol as well as bills to watch in 2018. The two also briefly discuss issues impacting Georgia governor's race and as always, Salzer provides the Phrase of the Week.
Mar 26, 2018
Amazon and Atlanta: The business of Georgia's HQ2 bid
00:18:15
AJC reporter Scott Trubey joins host Greg Bluestein to discuss the business of Georgia's bid for Amazon HQ2 in Atlanta. James Salzer provides the Phrase of the Week.
Mar 19, 2018
Qualifying 2018: It’s officially campaign season in Georgia
00:21:47
Kick off the 2018 campaign season in Georgia with Politically Georgia. The AJC’s Greg Bluestein and Jim Galloway take you inside of the Capitol during Qualifying Week, which is the period when candidates sign up to run for office. Greg and Jim discuss the most interesting races, including contests for governor, Congress and Georgia General Assembly, and news from the 2018 legislative session. Also, James Salzer takes you inside of his legislative glossary with his Phrase of the Week.
Mar 12, 2018
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00:03:11
Get the latest news and analysis from Georgia’s Political Insiders - presented by the AJC’s Politically Georgia team.
Mar 07, 2018