Samantha Bee shines a light on the happy ending to Georgia's rape kit backlog saga.

The true story of how Georgia's politicians came together to solve a major problem.

Sometimes it seems there's nothing that can bring Democrats and Republicans together, but Georgia state Rep. Scott Holcomb begs to differ.

On "Full Frontal With Samantha Bee," Holcomb shared the true story of how Democrats and Republicans joined forces to tackle a thorny issue: the state's massive backlog of untested rape kits.

Photos and illustrations from "Full Frontal With Samantha Bee"/YouTube.

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5 bizarre features of American politics that shock people when they first hear about them.

...including one reason people are staying involved despite it all.

Tuning in to American politics for the first time in 2017 is a lot like drinking from a firehose while fighting a grizzly bear and trying to summarize the plot of "Inception" from memory.  

Photos by: Win McNamee/Getty Images (Paul Ryan), Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (Neil Gorsuch, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren), Zach Gibson/Getty Images (James Comey), Jim Lo Scalzo - Pool/Getty Images (Donald Trump), iStock (Supreme Court).

As breaking news and scandals continue to erupt at an Usain Bolt-ish pace, many Americans are experiencing the early days of the Trump administration as a crash course in what makes our government kind-of-but-honestly-not-exactly work, with emphasis on the "crash."

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Would you rather go nowhere or fly free with some compromise?

That was the option JetBlue Airlines presented to 150 passengers on a flight bound for Phoenix from Boston. "Everyone who's willing to participate has a chance to win one round-trip ticket to anywhere JetBlue flies," the Captain told them as they hovered some 30,000 feet above the planet.

But there was a catch:

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