Kelly Loeffler concedes to Raphael Warnock in Georgia Senate runoff
- In a short video message, Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler told her supporters Thursday she had called Democratic Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock to congratulate him on his win. But she hinted she would stay involved in politics.
- Loeffler said the fightt to protect conservative values and against socialism and the radical agenda of the Left is very far from over.
- But Sen. David Perdue, her Republican colleague, hasn’t made the same move in his race against Democratic filmmaker Jon Ossoff.
- Loeffler’s concession comes after she refused to accept defeat early Wednesday morning.
- Perdue insisted Thursday that he would contest the outcome of Tuesday’s historic runoffs. His and Loeffler’s losses lead to Senate Democrats taking control of the chamber.
- Republican Gov. Brian Kemp appointed Loeffler to fill the final two years of the Senate term won by GOP Sen.
- Johnny Isakson in 2016. Isakson resigned from the Senate at the end of 2019, citing health reasons.
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