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Sen. Saxby Chambliss Retiring in 2014

deestafford Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 7:14 PM
Before you can fight, you've got to have a backbone and want to fight. You can't be a piece of piece of wheat that goes the way the wind goes.

On Friday, Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss said he will not seek a third term next year. He denied suggestions that the primary had anything to do with the decision and instead pointed to frustration with Washington as the major reason:

“I have no doubt that had I decided to be a candidate, I would have won re-election. In these difficult political times, I am fortunate to have actually broadened my support around the state and the nation due to the stances I have taken.

“Instead, this is about frustration, both at a lack of leadership from the...