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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.
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.

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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.
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.

    Georgia's political climate remains mixed and Kemp's Medicaid with work requirements plan takes shape

    Georgia's political climate remains mixed and Kemp's Medicaid with work requirements plan takes shape

    The Atlanta Journal Constitution released polling numbers this week around popularity of politicians and issues of interest to Georgians. Our politics team of Rahul Bali, Sam Gringlas and Susanna Capelouto talk about the results.

    • 22 min
    ‘Cop City’ is now a national story, Georgians have runoff election fatigue

    ‘Cop City’ is now a national story, Georgians have runoff election fatigue

    Violence at the proposed police training facility in South Dekalb County.

    • 31 min
    Gold Dome Scramble: Governor Kemp sells Georgia in Davos and teachers want respect from lawmakers

    Gold Dome Scramble: Governor Kemp sells Georgia in Davos and teachers want respect from lawmakers

    This week Governor Brian Kemp faced criticism for attending the World Economic Forum in Davos. The WABE politics team of Rahul Bali, Sam Gringlas an Susanna Capelouto talk about the fallout.

    • 26 min
    The Rev. Bernice King says leaders often only quote her father when it's convenient, and a fraud investigation into a popular state program

    The Rev. Bernice King says leaders often only quote her father when it's convenient, and a fraud investigation into a popular state program

    King is frustrated that state and local leaders aren't doing enough to ensure her father's mission to eradicate poverty and racism comes to fruition.

    • 29 min
    Gold Dome Scramble: Governor Kemp's rising star and budget week ahead

    Gold Dome Scramble: Governor Kemp's rising star and budget week ahead

    This first week of the Georgia legislature included Governor Kemp's inauguration and big budget announcements.

    • 20 min
    Fulton special grand jury dissolved, new blood at Georgia's Capitol, a near fight on House floor in Washington

    Fulton special grand jury dissolved, new blood at Georgia's Capitol, a near fight on House floor in Washington

    Host Lisa Rayam checks in with Democratic Strategist Tharon Johnson and Gainesville's WDUN talk show host Martha Zoller, in for Republican Strategist Brian Robinson -- who's celebrating the Georgia Bulldog's win.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
116 Ratings

116 Ratings

Wowsers753 ,

BRIAN NEEDS HIS OWN SHOW

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Grandesid ,

Regular show is good - this year’s gold dome scramble is…not

I enjoy this weekly show. However, the 2022 version of the Gold Dome Scramble is a mess. Do any of these reporters know anything about state politics. Or know anything? Sam sounds like a clueless middle schooler

blk_beard ,

Brian Robinson

Blm did not try to overthrow the us govt . His whataboutism is outrageous .

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