Conservative cred, Trump fealty touted by Loeffler in struggle to hold her seat and the Senate

By: - December 22, 2020 7:00 am
. Kelly Loeffler revs up a crowd at a November rally in Marietta soon after she was pushed into a Jan. 5 runoff against Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock. Ross Williams/Georgia Recorder

. Kelly Loeffler revs up a crowd at a November rally in Marietta soon after she was pushed into a Jan. 5 runoff against Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock. Ross Williams/Georgia Recorder

WASHINGTON — Kelly Loeffler was appointed to the U.S. Senate one year ago by a Republican governor who picked her over a conservative congressman pushed by President Donald Trump.

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Wisconsin Examiner. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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