Plugged In: Can popular governors in Michigan and Georgia lift Biden and Trump?
Political Breakfast from WABE
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3d ago
Georgia and Michigan moved in tandem during the last two presidential elections, elevating Donald Trump in 2016 and Joe Biden in 2020.  But in the midterms, they elected governors who pushed their states in opposite directions and are now rising stars on the national stage at a time when many voters are unhappy with the choices for president. WABE politics reporters Sam Gringlas and Rahul Bali dig into parallels between two crucial states on this week’s episode of "Plugged In: A WABE Politics Podcast." See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https ..read more
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In a letter sent to the Democratic lawmakers, Biden wrote he is “running this race to the end.” Trump and Republicans need to stay on point and capitalize on momentum ahead of the Republican National Convention
Political Breakfast from WABE
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5d ago
On this edition of Political Breakfast, Ben Burnett of the Ben Burnett Show sits in for Brian Robinson. Ben and Democratic Strategist Tharon Johnson focus on the urgent calls for President Biden to step aside and not run for re-election. Biden on the other hand is calling on his party to move forward and unify, especially in this battleground state of Georgia. But, is that possible where it seems Democrats are becoming more divisive?  Tharon and Ben weigh-in with host Lisa Rayam and they factor in the upcoming Republican National Convention.   How important is the GOP's messagin ..read more
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Plugged In: Come along for a Georgia presidential history summer road trip
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1w ago
The Peach State could be a deciding factor in the 2024 presidential election, as it was in 2020. But Georgia's status as a critical state in presidential history isn't new. On this week's special Independence Day episode of "Plugged In: A WABE Politics Podcast," politics reporter Sam Gringlas takes listeners on a summer road trip to a pair of towns that helped shape former presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Georgia's own Jimmy Carter. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info ..read more
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Georgia Democrats weary after Monday's landmark Supreme Court ruling, presidents are now protected from prosecution for official acts
Political Breakfast from WABE
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1w ago
On this week's live Political Breakfast, host Lisa Rayam, Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson and Republican strategist Brian Robinson process a landmark Supreme Court ruling that grants former presidents broad immunity from criminal prosecution for official acts.  How will this trickle down to affect Donald Trump's current indictment and the election interference case here in Georgia?  It's a legal victory for Trump, who touted the 6-3 ruling as a "big win for our Constitution and for democracy." Democrats condemned it and president Joe Biden warned that the ruling meant there were ..read more
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Plugged In: Biden and Trump face off in Atlanta for first presidential debate
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2w ago
President Joe Biden faced Donald Trump in Atlanta on Thursday night during their first debate ahead of the November election. It was the first time the two have shared a stage since they last debated in October of 2020. In this week's episode of "Plugged In: A WABE Politics Podcast," WABE politics reporters Sam Gringlas and Rahul Bali discuss the debate and how it could shape the trajectory of the 2024 presidential election. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info ..read more
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Trump and Biden make debate history, set to square-off tonight in Atlanta
Political Breakfast from WABE
by WABE
2w ago
On this week's second edition of Political Breakfast, Joe Biden and Donald Trump are set to make presidential debate history tonight on CNN in Atlanta.  Despite months of public scrutiny for both candidates and voter fatigue being part of a national conversation, most U.S. adults plan to watch tonight -- and believe the debate is crucial for both campaigns, according to a new poll from The Associated Press. Last time the two clashed on the debate stage, the coronavirus pandemic dominated the questioning. Now four years later, voters are focused on other key issues. Is it fair to say ..read more
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Biden and Trump's last-minute push to win Georgia, the big debate in Atlanta just days away
Political Breakfast from WABE
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2w ago
On this week's Political Breakfast, the gang talks President Joe Biden and Donald Trump's eleventh-hour efforts to campaign in Georgia, just days away from their CNN presidential debate in Atlanta.  Jen O’Malley Dillon, Biden’s 2020 campaign manager and chair of his reelection bid, said the campaign has scheduled more than 200 events across the state this week. They include news conferences, surrogate speeches and volunteer phone-banks. Former President Donald Trump’s campaign also opened a field office here Saturday to rally Republicans.  Host Lisa Rayam asks Republican strategist B ..read more
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MARTA says its moving ahead with massive Five Points station overhaul despite Mayor Andre Dickens' concerns, Democrats want to campaign on reproductive rights ahead of November
Political Breakfast from WABE
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1M ago
On this week's second serving of Political Breakfast, MARTA says it’s committed to moving forward with a 230 million dollar renovation of the Five Points station in downtown Atlanta. Mayor Andre Dickens wanted MARTA to pause the overhaul.  The Political Breakfast team addresses the Mayor's concerns about what turned up in a recent audit. Plus, ahead of November former Georgia Sen. Jen Jordan is advising Democrats to talk non-stop about contraception and reproductive rights. Is campaigning on that issue a winning strategy for Democrats?  Democratic Strategist Tharon Johnson, Republica ..read more
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The aftermath of the Atlanta water crisis one-week later, antics of a GOP Congressional candidate on and off the debate stage
Political Breakfast from WABE
by WABE
1M ago
On today's Political Breakfast, all the talk about Atlanta's recent water crisis fails to wane. Residents and business owners still have lots of questions. Host Lisa Rayam, Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson and Republican strategist Brian Robinson tackle the biggest question: How could the water crisis help or hurt Mayor Andre Dickens politically? Plus, the team addresses "debate stage etiquette." This after Georgia Congressional candidate Chuck Hand, who served prison time for taking part in the January 6th U.S. Capitol riot, decided to walk out of an Atlanta Press Club forum. Se ..read more
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Plugged In: Atlanta water woes highlight city leadership, aging infrastructure
Political Breakfast from WABE
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1M ago
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens is known for being a mayor who seems to be everywhere. But this week, he’s facing criticism over his being absent during the early hours of the city’s water emergency. That’s as Dickens has already faced protests over his support for the Atlanta Police Training Center. On this week's episode, politics reporters Sam Gringlas and Rahul Bali discuss Dickens’ leadership and the spotlight the crisis has put on the city’s aging infrastructure. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info ..read more
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