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Kelly Loeffler

  1. big lie
    Trump Says Republicans Must Solve the Big Lie or Their Voters Won’t VoteIt’s unclear how Trump’s phony fraud incidents can be solved by a party that opposes federal election legislation. But it keeps the focus on himself.
  2. democrats
    Embattled Democrats Should Count Their BlessingsDemocrats may not leave the legacy their trifecta led them to expect. But it could have been far worse if 2020 election results had shifted slightly.
  3. 2022 midterms
    Trump Favorite Herschel Walker Officially Running for U.S. Senate in GeorgiaWalker is arguably a carpetbagger with some extra personal baggage, but he may be better known in Georgia than incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock.
  4. 2022 midterms
    Will Herschel Walker’s Troubled Past Keep Him Out of Georgia’s Senate Race?A report suggests the problems associated with the football legend’s history of mental illness may not be safely in the past.
  5. 2022 midterms
    Trump Says Herschel Walker Is Running for SenateIf Trump isn’t just making this up, his coalition for the 2022 midterms will gain some star power, if not an assured victory.
  6. 2022 midterms
    Brian Kemp May Be Outfoxing Donald TrumpDespite Trump’s vows of vengeance against the Georgia governor, he cannot find a top-tier candidate to run against him.
  7. 2022 midterms
    Georgia Republicans Forgo 2022 Prep to Bicker Over PastThe GOP State Convention was a chance to pull together before a pivotal midterm election, but Georgia Republicans are still divided over Trump’s lies.
  8. 2022 midterm
    Loeffler Begs for Trump’s Attention by Attacking RaffenspergerThe former senator has called for a ridiculous “investigation” of the GOP secretary of state who wouldn’t back Trump’s election coup.
  9. 2022 midterms
    Georgia Republicans Wonder What to Do About Herschel WalkerHis indecision about a 2022 Senate race after Trump urged him to run is complicating life for other would-be senators.
  10. republican party
    Agonized Georgia Republicans Long for Herschel Walker to Run for SenateA battered and deeply divided state party bent on suppressing Black votes could use a Trump-friendly Black sports legend.
  11. extremism
    Conspiracy Theorist Ron Johnson the New Model for Swing State GOP SenatorsSenators from battleground states used to be mostly moderates. Johnson has gone sharply the other way, making wild claims about the Capitol riot.
  12. extremism
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Is Trying to Impeach the Biden FamilyNobody drives the crazy train like Greene, who may represent where the MAGA movement is going.
  13. capitol riot
    Trump Repays His Sycophants With Needless BetrayalTrump could have left office with some dignity and support intact. But instead he is self-isolating more than any president since Nixon.
  14. georgia senate runoffs
    As Trump Thugs Attack Congress, Senate Flips to DemocratsGeorgia voters took away the Republican Party’s remaining source of power in Washington and ensure that Trump leaves office as a serial loser.
  15. georgia
    Democrats Sweep Senate Runoffs: Georgia Election UpdatesThe races have been called for Warnock and Ossoff, and the Senate will be controlled by Democrats.
  16. georgia senate runoffs
    The Georgia Runoffs Should Scare the GOP“Trumpism without Trump” doesn’t seem to work.
  17. politics
    Raphael Warnock Wins and So Does the Black ChurchCulture-war politics weren’t enough to secure a Republican victory in Georgia.
  18. intelligencer chats
    Why Dems Are Now Optimistic About Winning Both Georgia RacesUnderwhelming Republican turnout has been a major story on Tuesday night.
  19. politics
    Trump Makes Georgia Senate Runoffs All About HimselfNarcissistic to the very end, Trump has ensured that whatever happens in Georgia, the heaviest consequences will involve his own political future.
  20. georgia senate runoffs
    The GOP Just Let Democrats Have Their Stimulus and Campaign On It TooThanks to Trump’s $2,000 check demand, Democrats were able to secure economic relief while retaining it as an issue in the Georgia runoffs.
  21. politics
    Georgia Senate Runoffs Head Toward a Dramatic FinishAmid epic spending and strong early voting, the contests that will determine Senate control remain in a dead heat.
  22. politics
    Why Did McConnell Block $2,000 Stimulus Checks?Trump wants it. Georgia’s embattled Republican senators want it. Mitch says no — for now.
  23. past is prologue
    The Flimsy Nixon Precedent Trump Is Seizing On to Contest Biden’s WinIn 1960, Nixon disregarded a certified Electoral College slate from Hawaii favoring him. This is not the same as Pence disregarding a national defeat.
  24. politics
    The Devils Went Down to GeorgiaIn America’s newest swing state, all of the Senate runoff candidates are relying on Trump for one last turn out extravaganza.
  25. 2021
    It Sucks to Be Kelly LoefflerGeorgia’s governor made her senator. Now Trump is demanding she stab him in the back.
  26. georgia
    Trump Asks for Donations to Georgia Senate Runoff, Gives $0 to CandidatesIt’s not a great sign of Trump’s post-presidency cooperation with the Republican party.
  27. intelligencer chats
    What an Actual Socialist Makes of Republicans’ Anti-Socialism HysteriaSocialists, radical liberals, whatever … Trump and his party are wildly incoherent in their descriptions of Democrats.
  28. georgia senate runoffs
    Kelly Loeffler Kept Repeating One Line at Sunday’s DebateRadical liberal. Radical liberal. Radical liberal.
  29. georgia senate runoffs
    Do Democrats Have Reason to Be Optimistic in Georgia?January’s two crucial Senate races are difficult to compare to past special elections, thanks in part to President Trump’s mixed messaging.
  30. troublemaker
    Will Trump’s Antics Suppress Republican Turnout in the Georgia Senate Runoffs?By falsely claiming the GOP-run election was stolen, he could damage his party in two very close Senate races it can’t afford to lose.
  31. georgia senate runoffs
    Doug Collins’s Sacrilegious Attack on Raphael WarnockGeorgia Republicans are engaged in holy war against Christian minister Warnock and his hallowed Atlanta church.
  32. georgia senate runoffs
    Trump Divides Georgia Republicans Ahead of Crucial Senate RunoffsThe GOP needs unity to win on January 5, but Trump’s still furious at Governor Brian Kemp for refusing to help him steal the 2020 election.
  33. georgia
    Senator Kelly Loeffler May Have COVID-19The Georgia Republican is self-isolating after testing positive on Friday, though a second test on Saturday was inconclusive.
  34. vision 2020
    Will Trump Screw Up Republican Efforts to Hang On to the Senate?Most Republicans want to move on, and fear the crucial Georgia Senate runoffs will become a referendum on Trump’s efforts to contest his defeat.
  35. vision 2020
    Georgia Certifies Biden Win, But Republican Infighting ContinuesBrad Raffensperger and Brian Kemp will help end the 2020 election, but the party’s split could get worse as crucial Senate runoffs approach.
  36. politics
    Perdue Hit With More Allegations of Shady Stock TransactionsHe bought stock in a submarine company, helped it out in the Senate, then made a windfall. And the news comes as he fights for his political life.
  37. georgia senate runoffs
    The Hypocrisy of Republican Attacks on Raphael Warnock’s SermonsWarnock and the Black preaching tradition he represents are not “unpatriotic.” They draw from the same inspiration as Christian conservatives.
  38. vision 2020
    How Georgia Became the Ultimate Battleground StateGeorgia Democrats have slowly come back after brief successes under Carter and Clinton. But in the January Senate runoffs, they have their big chance.
  39. politics
    The Voting ‘Irregularity’ in Georgia Is That Republicans Didn’t WinRepublicans feel cheated because they were doing the cheating in the first place.
  40. politics
    Georgia Republicans Break Into Civil War to Appease TrumpEndangered senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler call for the secretary of state’s head as the president keeps falsely claiming a stolen election.
  41. 2021
    The Fate of the Country Rests on GeorgiaIn a state that’s been so red for so long, to hope feels daring, even dangerous.
  42. 2020 elections
    Senate Control Will Now Be Decided by Two Runoff Elections in GeorgiaWe may have never seen anything like the intensity these runoffs will generate, particularly among Democrats trying to give Biden a chance to govern.
  43. vision 2020
    Kelly Loeffler Claims She’s ‘Not Familiar’ With Access Hollywood TapeWell, that’s a new one.
  44. poll position
    The Three States With Both Close Presidential and Senate RacesIn Georgia, North Carolina, and Iowa, Biden and Trump are virtually tied, and so too are Senate candidates.
  45. 2020 election
    Kelly Loeffler Races to Far Right With Endorsement From Marjorie Taylor GreeneCalling herself “more conservative than Attila the Hun” wasn’t enough to get to the right of Doug Collins. Nobody’s to the right of the QAnon fan.
  46. 2020 elections
    We May Have to Wait for Senate Election Results, TooFor reasons ranging from slow counts of mail ballots to funky majority-vote requirements, we may not know who controls the Senate until January.
  47. poll position
    It’s Harder Than it Looks for Democrats to Win the SenateRecent polls show many newly competitive Democratic Senate candidates, but they could still fall short of a majority even if Biden wins.
  48. poll position
    New State Polls Show Biden Landslide and Narrow Trump Win Are Both PossibleBiden’s national lead is steady, but a shift of a few points in either direction could produce a big shift in Electoral votes.
  49. 2020 elections
    Loeffler Ad Boasts She’s More Conservative Than Attila the HunIn a relentless Trumpier-than-thou competition with Doug Collins, the appointed senator’s extremism could cost her in a general-election runoff.
  50. 2020 elections
    Georgia NAACP Head Asks Matt Lieberman to Drop Senate BidLieberman’s self-published 2018 novel is allegedly loaded with “racist tropes.”
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