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‘Political Rewind’ replay: On Democrats laying low in the state Capitol


Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” begins with state issues – specifically, the lack of Democratic opposition in the Legislature to a bill increasing penalties for violent protests, a tax bill that benefits those with higher incomes, and a “mini” version of the Opportunity School District proposal, which failed on last November’s ballots.

And yes, Donald Trump’s speech was discussed. If you missed it live, you can listen to it now:

Today’s line-up: Host Bill Nigut; Greg Bluestein, one of your Insiders; Andra Gillespie, the Emory University political scientist; Leo Smith of the Georgia Republican party; and Sam Zamarripa, a former Democratic state senator.


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Jim Galloway is a three-decade veteran of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution who writes the Political Insider blog and column.