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Sen. Saxby Chambliss Retiring in 2014

kimgeee Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 2:10 PM
so active duty military and their family members are free loaders? My family pays less than $100/year for healthcare, and the government even paid for 9 full years of college education for my wife and i between ROTC scholarships and the GI bill. Is that leaching?

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...