Sen. Kelly Loeffler on Thursday touted her securing the support of a fellow Georgia Republican: Marjorie Taylor Greene, a House candidate known best for promoting conspiracy theories like QAnon.
Ms. Greene, who is running as the GOP candidate to represent her state’s 14th Congressional District, backed Ms. Loeffler’s campaign in an endorsement the senator trumpeted on social media.
“I’m proud to have Marjorie on the team,” Ms. Loeffler said. “Together we’re going to go to Washington and stand up against the radical left and fight for every single hardworking Georgian.”
Ms. Loeffler was appointed to replace former Sen. Johnny Isakson, a Republican who resigned in late 2019, and she is running to remain in office in a special election occurring early next month.
With weeks remaining until Election Day, recent statewide polling showed Ms. Loeffler trailing behind Rev. Raphael Warnock, a Democrat among several candidates vying to replace the Republican incumbent.
Ms. Greene was virtually unknown in national political