The Number of Women in the Senate Hits a New Record


And then there were 26. On Monday evening, Kelly Loeffler was sworn in as Georgia’s newest senator. The businesswoman and political neophyte was appointed by the state’s governor Brian Kemp (who you may recall from his 2018 race against Stacey Abrams) to fill the seat of retired Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson.
Loeffler’s official entry into the Senate didn’t get much press—perhaps because she will actually have to run for the seat in November, and will face a tough race if current GOP Rep. Doug Collins decides to throw his hat in the ring. Read More>>>