Tag: Collins, Douglas A (1966- )

Republican Senators in Arizona and Georgia Have a Problem: The Base

DILLARD, Ga. — As Representative Doug Collins went booth to booth at a recent Republican jamboree in northeast Georgia’s Rabun County, he was a hero, not an insurgent. No one knocked him for splitting the party with his bid against the state’s junior senator, Kelly Loeffler, who is also a Republican. For many voters in […]

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White House Worries About Kelly Loeffler’s Senate Prospects in Georgia

President Trump’s advisers are increasingly concerned about Senator Kelly Loeffler’s campaign in Georgia, a newly competitive state where the president’s own poll numbers have tightened against former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., according to people briefed on the discussions. Ms. Loeffler, a financial services executive with no previous government experience, was appointed to the […]

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Loeffler Got Lucrative Parting Gift From Public Company en Route to the Senate

When Kelly Loeffler accepted an appointment to be a United States senator from Georgia, she left behind a high-paying job as a senior executive at the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange. But on her way to Washington, her old employer gave her a lucrative parting gift. Ms. Loeffler, who was appointed to […]

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Under Fire for Trades, Kelly Loeffler Says She Will Divest From Individual Stocks

WASHINGTON — Seeking to move past allegations that she has tried to profit from the coronavirus crisis, Senator Kelly Loeffler, Republican of Georgia, announced on Wednesday that she and her husband would divest from all individual stocks and move their money into mutual and exchange-traded funds. Ms. Loeffler, a freshman senator who was already in […]

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Loeffler’s Wealth Becomes a Risk as Rivals Charge She Profited on the Coronavirus

WASHINGTON — When Georgia’s governor picked Kelly Loeffler, a little-known Atlanta businesswoman, to fill the state’s vacant Senate seat late last year, her vast personal wealth and ability to fund her own campaign were top selling points for Republicans. Ms. Loeffler, whose husband runs the New York Stock Exchange, pledged to put $20 million of […]

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Doug Collins, a Trump Ally, Is Expected to Run for Georgia Senate

WASHINGTON — Representative Doug Collins, one of the faces of President Trump’s impeachment defense, plans to challenge Senator Kelly Loeffler in this fall’s special election for one of Georgia’s Senate seats, people familiar with his plans said on Monday. Mr. Collins’s long-expected decision sets the stage for a brutal Republican-on-Republican fight that will put a […]

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