On the record – off the clock.  Veteran Atlanta political reporter Denis O’Hayer hosts a conversation between strategists from the right and the left. Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson and Republican strategist Brian Robinson bring their personalities and passion to the table for an informed, respectful and lively discussion. They spar, they delve into topics others avoid, and they give credit where it’s due. It’s all steered by Denis O’Hayer, who has covered Georgia politics for close to 40 years.

Extra Helping: Republican Marc Urbach

UPDATE: In the time since this interview was recorded, Marc Urbach announced he’d ended his campaign.

This is it! The final interview in our series of conversations with all the major party candidates running in contested races for Georgia governor in the May 22nd primary elections.

Republican Marc Urbach is an historical writer and speaker who lives in Dunwoody. He’s a former public school teacher in Gwinnett County and ran for president in 2016 as a write-in candidate.

Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primaries for more interviews.

Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

Extra Helping: Republican Hunter Hill

We’re just under a month away from the May 22nd primary elections!

This bonus episode of Political Breakfast continues our series of interviews with all the major party candidates for Georgia governor running in those elections.

Republican Hunter Hill is a former state senator and was elected to represent a district in Fulton and Cobb counties in 2012. He resigned to run for governor last year and currently heads a leadership development company.

Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primaries for more interviews.

Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

Extra Helping: Republican Clay Tippens

November’s midterm elections are months away, but the primary elections are right around the corner.

This bonus episode of Political Breakfast continues our series of interviews with all the major party candidates for Georgia governor running in the May 22nd primaries.

Republican Clay Tippens a former Navy SEAL and tech company executive.

Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primaries for more interviews.

Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

Extra Helping: Republican Michael Williams

There are a lot of candidates vying to win their party’s nomination to run for Georgia governor.

This bonus episode of Political Breakfast continues our series of interviews with all the major party candidates in competitive races for that office in the May 22nd primaries.

Republican Michael Williams is a certified public accountant and has represented a district in Forsyth County in the state senate for the past four years.

Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primaries for more interviews.

Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

Extra Helping: Republican Casey Cagle

There’s just over a month left until the May 22nd primary elections. This bonus episode of Political Breakfast continues our series of interviews with all the major party candidates for Georgia governor in those elections.

Republican Casey Cagle was elected as lieutenant governor in 2006. Prior to that he was a state senator from the Gainesville area for 12 years.

Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primaries for more interviews.

Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

100 Days In, Atlanta Mayor Shakes Up Cabinet

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is shaking up her cabinet as she closes out her first 100 days in office; Governor Nathan Deal considers a bill that could change how new cities are created; what will Georgia’s next governor do about Medicaid expansion? All of that and more on this week’s menu.

Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson (@TharonJohnson) and Republican strategist Brian Robinson (@LordTinsdale) join Denis O’Hayer (@denisohayer) for a wide-ranging political conversation. Taped in front of a live audience at the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy.

Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

Extra Helping: Republican Brian Kemp

Now, it’s time for the Republicans! This bonus episode of Political Breakfast continues our series of interviews with all the major party candidates for Georgia governor running in the May 22nd primaries.

Republican Brian Kemp has been Georgia’s Secretary of State for the past eight years. Prior to that he served four years in the state senate representing a district in the Athens area.

Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primaries for more interviews.

Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

Extra Helping: Democrat Stacey Evans

It’s primary time! On May 22nd, Georgians will go to the polls to pick the candidates running for governor. This bonus episode of Political Breakfast continues our series of interviews with all the major party candidates.

Democrat Stacey Evans is a former state representative from Cobb County, first elected in 2010. She is an attorney who has done much of her work in business litigation.

Check the feed Wednesdays and Fridays in the weeks leading up to the primaries for more interviews.

Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

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