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Loeffler Sinks to Last-Ditch ‘Child Abuse’ Accusations Against Warnock

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CUMMING, Ga.—With three days to go before the runoff election to decide control of the U.S. Senate, Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA)—who has run a relentlessly negative campaign against her Democratic challenger, pastor Raphael Warnock—is throwing out the harshest and most personal attacks seen so far in this already-heated race.

At a campaign stop Saturday morning in Cumming, a town in the conservative northern exurbs of Atlanta, Loeffler accused Warnock of being “involved in child abuse, domestic abuse—he’s hiding out, he won’t answer those questions.”

That line drew cheers from the crowd—and from one man, the familiar Trump-era refrain reserved for the most hated political figures: “Lock him up!”

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