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Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), left, and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) leave a Senate Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 11, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), left, and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) leave a Senate Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 11, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Chambliss Leaving ‘Frustrating’ Senate says Boehner Here to Stay

Retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss, a member of Congress for 20 years and senator for the past 12, says today’s Senate isn’t what he had in mind. “There’s not an awful lot going on in the Senate” right now, the Georgia...

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A Public Affairs Officer escorts media through the currently closed Camp X-Ray which was the first detention facility to hold 'enemy combatants' at the U.S. Naval Station on June 27, 2013 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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A Public Affairs Officer escorts media through the currently closed Camp X-Ray which was the first detention facility to hold 'enemy combatants' at the U.S. Naval Station on June 27, 2013 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Gitmo: You Can Go Home Again

Lost, perhaps, in the wave of cable news about accused predator Bob Filner hanging on as mayor of San Diego and the sexcapades of Anthony “Carlos Danger” Weiner running for mayor of New York, came this news from Washington, in...

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Former Sen. Sam Nunn, left, his wife Colleen, second left, his daughter Michelle, right, and his grandchildren Vinson, second right, on Sea Island, Ga., in this 2007 file photo.

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Former Sen. Sam Nunn, left, his wife Colleen, second left, his daughter Michelle, right, and his grandchildren Vinson, second right, on Sea Island, Ga., in this 2007 file photo.

Republicans Pre-Emptively Target Michelle Nunn in Georgia

Will an opinion article that used the Occupy Wall Street movement as a hook to reflect on the so-called Millennial generation come back to haunt a potential Democratic Senate candidate who could brighten her party’s 2014 prospects of holding onto its...

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President Barack Obama, second from the right, talks with Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., far right, as he plays on the golf course at Andrews Air Force Base alongside Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., far left, and Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., second from the left, on May 6, 2013.

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President Barack Obama, second from the right, talks with Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., far right, as he plays on the golf course at Andrews Air Force Base alongside Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., far left, and Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., second from the left, on May 6, 2013.

Obama’s Bipartisan Foursome: Fore!

Updated at 6 and 6:25 pm EDT It’s not often that the president goes golfing on a Monday. It’s not often that the president goes anywhere with Republicans. And it’s even more unusual for the White House to permit a...

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Ashley Judd, center, attends the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Ashley Judd, center, attends the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

2014 Senate Primer: Why Democrats Have to Worry

Democrats have been here before — confronting a numbers game that undercuts their bid to keep a Senate majority. They confounded such odds in 2012, but by necessity their sigh of relief was brief. The Democrats face a similar scenario in the 2014 midterms, and later...

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss gets on the Senate subway as he leaves after a hearing on the Benghazi attack on Nov. 16, 2012 on Capitol Hill.

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss gets on the Senate subway as he leaves after a hearing on the Benghazi attack on Nov. 16, 2012 on Capitol Hill.

Georgia’s 2014 Senate Race May Test Democratic Competitiveness Claims

Among the Republican-leaning states where Democrats are hopeful of reversing a string of statewide election defeats, Georgia nears the top of the list. With Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss declining to defend his seat in 2014, Georgia will play host to...

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