The Richest Politician On Capitol Hill Is Likely Georgia’s Recently Appointed, Controversial Sen. Kelly Loeffler

In late March, with the stock market reeling from the effects of coronavirus, an explosive story took over the news: Members of the U.S. Senate, who had received early briefings on the potential effects of the coronavirus, had dumped stock positions, allowing them to avoid massive losses. No one had ditched more than newly appointed Georgia Republican Kelly Loeffler, who got rid of more than $20 million of shares from late January to March. Three months after becoming a Senator, Loeffler was already a poster child for Washington swampiness.