political breakfast

Every Wednesday morning on the Political Breakfast podcast, veteran Atlanta journalist Lisa Rayam, Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson and Republican strategist Brian Robinson deliver Georgia’s best analysis of local politics with a weekly dose of informed, respectful and lively discussion. Scroll down to see the latest episodes.

During Georgia’s state legislative session, Political Breakfast presents the pop-up podcast Gold Dome Scramble every Monday morning as host Lisa Rayam talks with reporters from the WABE newsroom to break things down for our listeners — the issues being considered, and the bills getting sorted through various committees at the Georgia State Capitol. Listen to Gold Dome Scramble below and find out more about it here.

 

Featured Episode

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.

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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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Extra Helping: Democrat Stacey Abrams

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

Democrat Stacey Abrams is the former state House Minority Leader, and was first elected to the House from an Atlanta district in 2006. Prior to that, she was a deputy Atlanta City attorney.

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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Atlanta Works To Recover From Ransomware Attack

The city of Atlanta is still in recovery mode after a cyber attack last week crippled its computer systems; what passed and what didn’t in the 2018 state legislative session; and remembering former Georgia governor and U.S. Senator Zell Miller. 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.

Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

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March Means Madness At The Georgia Capitol

State lawmakers rush to get bills passed as the clock ticks down on this year’s legislative session; what a special Congressional election in Pennsylvania could mean for the midterms in Georgia; the lasting impacts of the school walkout protest against gun violence. 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.

Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

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N.R.A. Stance Leaves Delta Tax Break Up In The Air

Georgia lawmakers take aim at a tax break for Delta Air Lines after the carrier’s decision to end a discount for members of the National Rifle Association; five Republican state lawmakers abandon their seats in one of Georgia’s most diverse counties; and could DeKalb County’s C.E.O.-led form of government get an overhaul? 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.

Produced by Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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