Politically Georgia

Politically Georgia

Get real, fact-based news from Politically Georgia. Hosted by political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Our journalists provide in-depth reporting and analysis from the nation’s political battleground state during the 2022 campaign. Listen to new shows every Wednesday and Friday. Learn more at www.ajc.com/politics/.

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June 26, 2022 40 min

After years of tracking homicides across metro Atlanta, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution discovered murders cluster at certain apartment complexes.

The question is, why?

In the special edition of the AJC’s Politically Georgia podcast, host Greg Bluestein is joined by the reporters Alan Judd and Willoughby Mariano, who led the Dangerous Dwellings investigation.

Our team will discuss how this project got started, what we found, and pote...

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It’s a seismic change in Georgia politics and beyond.

In this special episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, our political insiders Greg Bluestein, Patricia Murphy and state house reporter Maya T. Prabhu discuss the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the abortion law that had been in place for more than 50 years.

Our team will break down how Georgia will implement its law, how this ...

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Patricia Murphy and Tia Mitchell discuss the federal gas tax suspension proposal Senator Raphael Warnock has been advocating for and the movement that we are now starting to see in Washington, D.C.

 

Plus, our insiders take you behind the scenes of the January 6th Committee hearings and how the testimony of two Fulton county elec...

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy look at what impact Stacey Abrams and Donald Trump had on the candidates they endorsed and what lies ahead for them on the road to November.


Plus, our insiders review the testimony from Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and Chief Operating Officer Gabe Sterling at the January 6th Committee ...

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy look at the risks Stacey Abrams is taking in the three endorsements she has made in this election.

 

Plus, our political insiders follow up on Herschel Walker as the Republican senatorial candidate responds to the news of his unmentioned children at the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in ...

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In this special episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insider Greg Bluestein is joined by AJC reporters Bill Rankin and Tamar Hallerman, who are hosting a new season of The AJC's award-winning podcast, Breakdown. Season nine of Breakdown: The Trump Grand Jury will focus on an ongoing investigation into what former President Donald Trump and his allies did in Georgia in the ...

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy discuss the new details about Herschel Walker’s past that have come out in recent days and whether it will be a campaign killer for Georgia voters.


Plus, our insiders look at the ugly race for the 10th Congressional District and Governor Brian Kemp’s endorsement of Mike Collins.


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June 15, 2022 29 min

In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy detail Stacey Abrams’ plan to increase teacher pay if elected governor of Georgia.

 

Plus, our insiders discuss Vernon Jones’ vendetta against Governor Brian Kemp and how Georgia remains front and center in the January 6 Committee Hearings.

 

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy go into the details of what a red flag law is and what it will take to get major gun reform laws passed and sent to the president’s desk.


Plus, our insiders discuss the January 6th Committee hearings and the roles Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and his top aide Gabe Sterling will play as...

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy recap the Republican runoff debates in Georgia’s 10th, 6th, and 2nd Districts and the statewide Democrat runoff races for Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of State.


Plus, our insiders discuss Stacey Abrams’ endorsements in some of the down-ticket races and whether those endorsements will prove...

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy discuss Hershel Walker’s comments ranging from COVID body spray to denying hearing former President Donald Trump say the 2020 election was stolen, and how those words will be used against him in the race for U.S. Senate.

Plus, how the issues of gun rights and abortion are being used to make for...

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insider Patricia Murphy is joined by AJC elections reporter Mark Niesse to explain the need for a recount in the District 2 DeKalb county commission race. They also discuss the impact Senate Bill 202 had on voting in the first election cycle since its passage.


Plus, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Tia Mitchell visit the Sports ...

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy discuss Herschel Walker’s comments on gun control and how the Republican senatorial candidate performs when answering questions from the media.

Plus, our insiders look at the new phase of the race to the November elections and how Republicans are shifting their focus to President Joe Biden.

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy cover Governor Brian Kemp’s victory and former U.S. Senator David Perdue’s defeat in the Georgia primary elections.

Plus, our team discusses how former President Donald Trump’s attempt to reshape the GOP in Georgia suffered a stunning rebuke by Georgia voters.

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May 24, 2022 31 min

In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein, Patricia Murphy, and Tia Mitchell look at how Governor Brian Kemp, though on President Donald Trump’s bad side, manages to not alienate Trump voters in his bid for another term as governor.

Plus, what other top races will our team be closely watching as Georgians cast their ballots in the primary election.

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy talk about Governor Brian’s Kemp strategy to defeat former Senator David Perdue and avoid a runoff after the primaries.

Plus, why Herschel Walker is so confident of a primary win, and what Stacey Abrams’ campaign is doing to get a head start on the race to November.

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy look at the resources, attention, and energy the Kemp campaign is putting into the race to keep David Perdue’s campaign from being able to fight back.

Plus, our team looks at why some Democrats are crossing over to vote in the Republican primary.

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In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy show the divide between the Trump wing and the establishment wing of the Republican party after Donald Trump and Chris Christie trade barbs over who the RINOs in the party really are.

Plus, the issues Georgia Democrats are fighting over as we head into the May 24 primary.

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It appears Georgia is well on its way to becoming a hub for electric vehicles.

In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Politically Georgia podcast, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy explain what the state is offering to Hyundai Motor Corp. to open a second plant in the state and what it means for Governor Kemp’s legacy.

Our team will also look at what’s left in David Perdue’s piggy bank.

Plus, He...

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On this episode of the Politically Georgia podcast from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, AJC political insiders Greg Bluestein and Patricia Murphy look at how the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion has changed Stacey Abrams’ fundraising efforts and how David Perdue uses it as another wedge issue with Brian Kemp.

Plus, our team digs deeper into Georgia’s incentive packages to attract Rivian to the state, as well as the v...

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