SENATE; ; Kemp's big gamble to grow state's GOP base
Senate pick seen as bold move to reach out to suburban women.
Gov. Brian Kemp's appointment of Kelly Loeffler to the U.S. Senate might be his biggest gamble in a political career full of them, potentially forcing Georgia Republicans to draw battle lines at a perilous moment.
The governor picked Loeffler from a crowd of more than 500 applicants to make her the second female U.S. senator in state history, betting that the deep-pocketed financial executive could help the party broaden i...