Rep. Doug Collins, the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks to reporters outside the Senate as defense arguments by the Republicans resume in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.
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Rep. Doug Collins, the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks to reporters outside the Senate as defense arguments by the Republicans resume in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.

Wednesday on Political Rewind, Congressman Doug Collins has now made it official. The Gainesville-native announced earlier today he is running for the Senate seat currently occupied by Sen. Kelly Loeffler.

He downplayed expectations that a battle between him and Sen. Loeffler will create a deep rift in the Georgia Republican party. 

 

Panelists:

Greg Bluestein — Politics Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Heath Garrett — Republican Strategist

Amy Steigerwalt — Professor of Political Science, Georgia State University

Jeremiah Olney — Democratic Consultant