Collins quiet on Georgia Senate during state Capitol stop

Collins quiet on Georgia Senate during state Capitol stopRepublican U.S. Rep. Doug Collins said “there will be more coming later” about his expected Senate bid, otherwise keeping quiet about the race during a visit Tuesday to the Georgia state Capitol as lawmakers advanced a bill that could give the congressman an edge if he decides to challenge newly sworn-in GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler. Collins, one of President Donald Trump’s most high-profile House defenders, showed up in Atlanta as a proposal to change the way Georgia conducts its special Senate election this year has exposed divisions in the allegiances of statehouse Republicans. GOP Gov. Brian Kemp has threatened to veto any election changes ahead of what will be the debut campaign for Loeffler, a wealthy businesswoman and political novice appointed by the governor to replace recently retired Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson.

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