SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Every week, Information 3 is taking the time to interrupt down the native impacts of stories coming from Washington D.C. and Atlanta.
WSAV Washington Correspondent Kellie Meyer joins WSAV NOW Reporter Jon Dowding to debate the most recent political information.
After securing the mandatory Electoral School votes, Joe Biden is now formally the president-elect.
The 2 focus on the following steps within the course of earlier than he’s formally inaugurated on Jan. 20.
Additionally, the Georgia Senate races warmth up as candidates make frequent stops throughout the state, with many candidates making journeys to Savannah.
GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler and her challenger, Rev. Raphael Warnock, visited Savannah on Saturday. Sen. David Perdue visited Monday and his opponent Democrat Jon Ossoff is predicted to go to the Hostess Metropolis this Saturday.
Again on Capitol Hill, lawmakers have till Friday to cross a authorities spending invoice in addition to one other spherical of COVID-19 stimulus aid.
Meyer discusses what she’s listening to from lawmakers about the potential of passing each payments by the top of the week.
For extra tales from Meyer and different reporters in our D.C. Bureau, go to wsav.com/washington.
Make sure to tune in subsequent week for “All Politics Are Native,” a digital-only collection proper right here on wsav.com.
Creator’s observe: Since this episode was taped, Sen. Mitch McConnell has formally acknowledged Joe Biden as the president-elect.