Join us for Monday Night Politics at the BQE Restaurant and Lounge. March 7th, we get up close and personal with Mary Norwood, Atlanta City Councilwoman, and Atlanta Mayoral Candidate. Come for discussion, stay for cocktails.Read More →

If you missed Monday dinner session at BQE Restaurant and Lounge, no worries. Here’s a run down of what happened when our guest moderator Dr. Rashad Richey, on-air talk show radio personality on 1380-WAOK and V-103, sits down with Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell to discuss his run for the mayor’s office. Richey skipped pleasantries and got straight down to business with Mitchell. Not holding back, Richey asked tough questions about the corruption scandal at city hall and Mitchell’s allegation. Mitchell’s office has not been touched by the corruption scandal involving Chief Procurement Officer Adam Smith, which is being investigated.  Mitchell stated itRead More →

Newsmakers Live! continues the 2017 season having a conversation with Amir Farokhi, Atlanta District 2 City Council Candidate, moderated by Maynard Eaton, recorded on February 20, 2017.Read More →

Amid a bitter battle to lead the Democratic National Committee, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed told the hundreds of delegates gathered in the city Friday to aim their fire at President Donald Trump. “This is going to end up being unity weekend in the city of Atlanta, and unity weekend in the state of Georgia, and unity weekend in the Democratic Party,” said Reed. “It’s going to be the end of that presidency of Donald Trump.” The Atlanta Democrat reminded the delegates they are staying in the heart of Georgia’s 5th Congressional District, the very area that Trump said was in “horrible shape” and “falling apart”Read More →

Friday’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” was on the road, in front of a gathering of the State Bar of Georgia. What can you say? Enemies of the people need lawyer, too. Several, in fact. Discussion started with the casino bill and the state Capitol, and includes an attempt to get into the head of White House strategist Steve Bannon, who told CPAC that the “deconstruction of the administrative state” will proceed apace. If you missed the broadcast, you can listen to it now: Today’s panelist include: Host Bill Nigut; yours truly; former Georgia congressman Buddy Darden; blogger and columnist Jackie Gingrich Cushman; Republican strategistRead More →

The uneasy clash between grass-roots activists and establishment figures at the Democratic National Committee meeting in Atlanta isn’t hard to spot. It’s on display at caucus meetings, panel discussions and the maneuvering behind Saturday’s vote to elect a new party leader. And for a party struggling to find a balance between the liberal wave of outrage at Donald Trump and its leaders trying to corral that energy into electoral action, the attempts to strike a tentative truce will define their fight against the president. It won’t be easy. Democrats of all stripes have united in a Trump “resistance” movement, but even the most outspoken electedRead More →