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‘Political Rewind’ replay: Dissecting Sixth District returns


In today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind,” panelists examine flexibility of the English language when it comes to Tuesday’s returns in Sixth District congressional race.

To Republicans, including President Donald Trump, a 48.1 percent finish by Jon Ossoff in an overwhelmingly GOP district amounted to a collapse of Democratic momentum. To Democrats, it was a “victory for the ages.” The truth is in that vast chasm in between.

If you missed the live version, click below to listen now. The best part, but keep it quiet: The pledge drive has been omitted.

Today’s panelists: Host Bill Nigut; Greg Bluestein, one of your Insiders; and his boss, Kevin Riley, editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.


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