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Kelly Loeffler

United States Senator from Georgia

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Kelly Loeffler: United States Senator from Georgia
Kelly Lynn Loeffler is an American businesswoman and politician serving as the junior United States Senator for Georgia since 2020. A Republican, she was previously chief executive officer (CEO) of Bakkt, a subsidiary of commodity and financial service provider Intercontinental Exchange owned by her husband, Jeffrey Sprecher. She co-owns the Atlanta Dream of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).


'Numbers don't lie' - Biden wins GA after recount [Video]

'Numbers don't lie' - Biden wins GA after recount

[NFA] After a painstaking recount, Georgia officials confirmed that President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump in the battleground state on Nov. 3, further narrowing the president's..

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How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia [Video]

How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia

[NFA] The control of the Senate hangs in the balance as two races in Georgia could head to a runoff, in a general election that has produced extremely close results. Gavino Garay reports.

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President Trump and President-elect Biden to throw their weight behind Georgia Senate candidates

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Senator Kelly Loeffler is in isolation after conflicting virus test results.

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Kelly Loeffler quarantining after inconclusive COVID tests

Loeffler tested positive on Friday but was tested again Saturday and the results were inconclusive.
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Senator Kelly Loeffler of Georgia is in quarantine after testing positive for the virus.

Senator Kelly Loeffler of Georgia, a Republican who is campaigning in a high-stakes runoff election that could determine control of the Senate, is quarantining after testing positive for the..
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Florida Senator Rick Scott tests positive for coronavirus

Scott campaigned maskless at an indoor event last week for Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in Georgia.
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GOP Sen. Rubio on Ga. runoffs: We need to win both

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio visited Georgia Wednesday to ask conservatives to rally around fellow GOP Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue. They face Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in runoff races..
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Georgia Republicans turn on each other over handling of 2020 election

Georgia incumbent Republican Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue called the handling of the state's 2020 election an "embarrassment" and demanded Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger resign...
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Battle for control of the Senate rests on two Georgia runoff races

The battle for control of the Senate rests on a pair of high-stakes runoff elections in Georgia. Incumbent Republican Senator David Perdue will face Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff while the state's..
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Georgia Senators Inflame G.O.P. Rift in Calling for Election Official’s Resignation

Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler took an extraordinary step in urging Georgia’s secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, to step down. His office has defended the integrity of the election.
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Democrat Warnock Leads Loeffler as Georgia Senate Race Heads to Runoff

The Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock, a Democrat, was leading Senator Kelly Loeffler after a race in which she was bloodied by a fellow Republican. The race will be decided in a January runoff.
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GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler: 'Not familiar' with Trump's infamous 2005 'Access Hollywood' tape

Trump was recorded in 2005 talking crudely about pursuing a married woman and bragged about being able to grope women because of his fame.
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Greene endorses Loeffler for US Senate

Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia accepts endorsement Thursday from Marjorie Taylor Greene, a congressional candidate who has embraced baseless QAnon conspiracy theories. (Oct. 15)  
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How Kelly Loeffler Went From Atlanta Elite to Trump Loyalist

Senator Loeffler, one of the richest people in Congress, has transformed herself from political moderate to “more conservative than Attila the Hun.”
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Sen. Kelly Loeffler says she is 'more conservative than Attila the Hun' in new campaign ad

The ad shows an actor playing Attila the Hunt grunting orders to "eliminate the liberal scribes."
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WNBA players wear shirts opposing Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler

Players have received support from many fans, including Stacey Abrams, who endorsed Warnock in January.
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Sen. Kelly Loeffler intends on staying in WNBA, co-owning Atlanta Dream: 'They can't push me out'

Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Georgia, told ESPN she does not intend to sell her stake in the Atlanta Dream despite the WNBA's embrace of Black Lives Matter.
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Atlanta Dream's Renee Montgomery pens letter to Sen. Kelly Loeffler: 'Don't end up on the wrong side of history'

In an open letter Friday, Renee Montgomery implored Atlanta Dream co-owner, Sen. Kelly Loeffler, to reassess her stance on Black Lives Matter.
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Players, union call on WNBA to remove Kelly Loeffler as Atlanta Dream co-owner

Several players and the players' association have called on the WNBA to remove Atlanta Dream owner Kelly Loeffler over her recent comments.
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Insider-trading investigation against U.S. senator dismissed

The U.S. Senate Ethics Committee has cleared Senator Kelly Loeffler of wrongdoing in connection with stock trades, her office said on Wednesday, after the wealthy Republican - who is in a tough..
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Justice Department clears 3 senators in stock sales investigation, but Burr's case appears ongoing

Investigations into Sens. Feinstein, Loeffler and Inhofe have been dropped. Sen. Richard Burr appears to still be under investigation.
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White House Worries About Kelly Loeffler’s Senate Prospects in Georgia

President Trump, concerned about his own outlook in the state, plans to stay on the sideline in a race where he favored a different choice for senator.
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Loeffler Got Lucrative Parting Gift From Public Company en Route to the Senate

The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, which her husband runs, changed compensation terms to give Kelly Loeffler, a top executive, awards worth millions of dollars as she left for Congress.
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Under Fire for Trades, Kelly Loeffler Says She Will Divest From Individual Stocks

The Georgia senator again defended her investments, denying accusations that she has tried to profit from the coronavirus crisis using inside information.
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U.S. senator to liquidate individual stock shares after coronavirus flap

U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler said on Wednesday she would liquidate her individual stock share positions after the wealthy Republican and her husband were criticized over sales of millions of dollars in..
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Kelly Loeffler and Richard Burr Were Briefed on Coronavirus. Then They Sold Stocks. What Now?

Richard Burr and Kelly Loeffler are among the senators facing criticism for offloading investments before the market tumbled. Here’s a look at the political consequences they might face.
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GOP senators sold off their stocks ahead of coronavirus economic crash, reports say

Richard Burr and Kelly Loeffler sold off stocks shortly before financial markets plunged because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to reports.
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Head of GOP Senate campaign committee blasts Doug Collins' challenge to Sen. Loeffler as 'selfishness'

"The shortsightedness in this decision is stunning," said National Republican Senatorial Committee director Kevin McLaughlin in a statement.
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For Senator Kelly Loeffler, Impeachment Is an Early Proving Ground

The Georgia Republican was sworn in as the Senate’s newest member just in time to sit for the impeachment trial against President Trump.
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Doug Collins, a Trump Ally, Is Expected to Run for Georgia Senate

Mr. Collins plans to challenge a fellow Republican, Senator Kelly Loeffler, in this fall’s special election for one of Georgia’s Senate seats.
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Kelly Loeffler, new Georgia GOP senator, sworn in

Wealthy Republican businesswoman and political newcomer Kelly Loeffler was sworn in Monday as the newest senator from Georgia. She replaces GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson, who stepped down in December because..
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Georgia governor taps political newcomer to U.S. Senate, ignoring Trump's choice

The Republican Governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp, on Wednesday named conservative businesswoman Kelly Loeffler as the state's next U.S. senator, picking her over U.S. President Donald Trump's preferred..
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Kelly Loeffler Is Appointed to Georgia Senate Seat by Gov. Brian Kemp

The appointment of Ms. Loeffler, a politically untested businesswoman, pits the state’s governor against President Trump and his allies, who had lobbied for a different candidate.
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Gov. Kemp of Georgia Expected to Tap Kelly Loeffler for Senate Seat

The appointment would pit the governor against President Trump, revealing an intraparty rift over the best way to maintain Republican dominance in Georgia.
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp picks Kelly Loeffler for vacated US Senate seat, defying GOP wishes

By picking Kelly Loeffler, Brian Kemp might have set up a bitter GOP clash over the seat, as Rep. Doug Collins has publicly left open the door to running against her next year.
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