Sinopse

Welcome to PeachPod, a podcast about Georgia politics.

Episódios

  • President Trump Impeached by the U.S. House

    President Trump Impeached by the U.S. House

    19/12/2019 Duração: 53min

    On this week's podcast, we discuss a series of stories that illustrate the troubles with Georgia's system and infrastructure for voting. Then, President Trump was impeached by the U.S. House on Wednesday evening. We previewed what comes next.

  • Supreme Court Retirement Delays Election, Gives Kemp Another Appointment

    Supreme Court Retirement Delays Election, Gives Kemp Another Appointment

    15/12/2019 Duração: 40min

    On today's podcast, we discuss the early retirement of Georgia Supreme Court Justice Robert Benham, the first African-American to serve on the state's highest court. We talk about his retirement's impact on the campaigns of his would-be successors, and we look at the state supreme court's place in the ideological war over the nation's courts.

  • Deborah Gonzalez is Running for District Attorney

    Deborah Gonzalez is Running for District Attorney

    13/12/2019 Duração: 41min

    On today's podcast, we talk with Deborah Gonzalez, a candidate for District Attorney in Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties, about her views on criminal justice reform and her campaign. 

  • Trump Administration Proposals to Take Nutrition Assistance from Thousands

    Trump Administration Proposals to Take Nutrition Assistance from Thousands

    06/12/2019 Duração: 31min

    On this week's podcast, we discuss a new report from the AJC showing that nutrition assistance programs like SNAP provide less assistance to people in rural areas because of higher food prices. Despite the challenges people in need of food assistance face, the Trump administration is considering proposals that would take the program away from thousands of Georgians.

  • Defying Trump, Kemp Taps Loeffler for U.S. Senate

    Defying Trump, Kemp Taps Loeffler for U.S. Senate

    05/12/2019 Duração: 42min

    We discuss Governor Brian Kemp's decision to appoint Atlanta businesswoman Kelly Loeffler to the U.S. Senate despite President Trump's endorsement of Rep. Doug Collins.

  • Recapping the Atlanta Democratic Debate: A Georgia Perspective

    Recapping the Atlanta Democratic Debate: A Georgia Perspective

    24/11/2019 Duração: 25min

    On this episode, Payeton Childers and Natalie Speier join to recap the November Democratic Debate in Atlanta from a Georgia perspective.

  • Recapping the Atlanta Democratic Debate: A National Perspective

    Recapping the Atlanta Democratic Debate: A National Perspective

    24/11/2019 Duração: 27min

    On this episode, Kelly Dobso and Olivia Bauer join to recap the November Democratic debate in Atlanta from a national perspective.

  • Celebrating the Downfall of Alabama

    Celebrating the Downfall of Alabama

    15/11/2019 Duração: 59min

    We made a sports podcast! John Carolin, from the short-lived PeachPod sports podcast The Misery Index, joins the PeachPod crew to talk about LSU's victory over Alabama, this year's edition of the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry, and the future for sports gambling in the Georgia legislature.

  • Legislation Criminalizing Gender-Confirming Care for Children to be Introduced Next Year

    Legislation Criminalizing Gender-Confirming Care for Children to be Introduced Next Year

    14/11/2019 Duração: 19min

    On today’s podcast, we discuss new legislation from Rep. Ginny Ehrhart that would criminalize the provision of gender-confirming health care for transgender children and the message it sends to the transgender community.

  • Peach Bites: Why the Kentucky and Virginia Elections Matter in Georgia

    Peach Bites: Why the Kentucky and Virginia Elections Matter in Georgia

    11/11/2019 Duração: 27min

    We're trying out a new, shorter format on episodes this week. On today's podcast, we break down the results of off-year elections in Kentucky and Virginia and discuss why they matter in Georgia.

  • Pay Lindsay, Pay (him)!

    Pay Lindsay, Pay (him)!

    01/11/2019 Duração: 42min

    On today's podcast, we spend Cocktail Party week discussing the latest action in state houses and by the NCAA on the question of allowing college athletes to be paid. Then we update our coverage of carcinogenic chemical emissions by three medical sterilization plans and surprisingly aggressive action taken by the state.

  • Blowin’ Smoke So the State Won’t Go Broke

    Blowin’ Smoke So the State Won’t Go Broke

    24/10/2019 Duração: 01h08min

    On this week’s show, we discuss the role legalization of recreational marijuana could play in criminal justice reforms and the state’s budget crunch. We also talk about Governor Kemp’s education agenda and recap the latest fundraising totals.

  • Jimmy Herndon is Running for Cobb County Sheriff

    Jimmy Herndon is Running for Cobb County Sheriff

    18/10/2019 Duração: 59min

    This week we talk with Jimmy Herndon, a candidate for Sheriff in Cobb County about his views on immigration enforcement, efforts to end mass incarceration, and improving treatment of people housed at jails in Cobb. We also introduce two new members of PeachPod — Kelly Dobso and Olivia Bauer — who join to recap Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate.

  • Renee Unterman is Running for Congress

    Renee Unterman is Running for Congress

    10/10/2019 Duração: 01h01min

    This week we talk to State Senator Renee Unterman. She is a Republican candidate to succeed Rep. Rob Woodall in Georgia's 7th Congressional District. Then we update on the choice before Gov. Brian Kemp about who should be Georgia's next U.S. Senator.

  • Ted Terry Backs Medicare for All, Green New Deal

    Ted Terry Backs Medicare for All, Green New Deal

    08/10/2019 Duração: 26min

    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Ted Terry comes back on PeachPod to tell us about his support for Medicare for All and the Green New Deal. He also speaks on the importance of addressing America's crisis in long-term care for aging loved ones.

  • Where do Georgia Senate Candidates Stand on Climate Change

    Where do Georgia Senate Candidates Stand on Climate Change

    04/10/2019 Duração: 58min

    On this week's show, we update the latest on the impeachment inquiry, compare Democratic Senate candidates' positions on climate change, and recap the off-season budget hearings.

  • Dr. Michael Owens is Running for Congress

    Dr. Michael Owens is Running for Congress

    27/09/2019 Duração: 01h01min

    This week, we talk with Dr. Michael Owens, the former Chairman of Cobb County Democrats and a third-generation military veteran, about his decision to launch a primary challenge against Rep. David Scott in Georgia's 13th Congressional District.

  • ImpeachPod: A Donald Trump Podcast

    ImpeachPod: A Donald Trump Podcast

    25/09/2019 Duração: 41min

    We discuss Nancy Pelosi's announcement that the House of Representatives is now in a formal impeachment inquiry and we recap how we got here.

  • Proposed Budget Cuts Brew Tension Between Kemp and Lawmakers

    Proposed Budget Cuts Brew Tension Between Kemp and Lawmakers

    20/09/2019 Duração: 54min

    This week, we update the discussion about Kemp's proposed budget cuts and check in on the Georgia Senate races now that Jon Ossoff has declared his candidacy.

  • Sarah Riggs Amico is Running for the U.S. Senate

    Sarah Riggs Amico is Running for the U.S. Senate

    18/09/2019 Duração: 48min

    This week, Sarah Riggs Amico joins to discuss her campaign to challenge David Perdue in the U.S. Senate.

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