Saxby Chambliss http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27923/all en U.S. Georgia Republican Senator Chambliss to retire-aide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/us-georgia-republican-senator-chambliss-retire-aide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss of Georgia will not run for a third term in 2014, a congressional aide said on Friday, potentially leaving Congress with one less Republican who was willing to sit down with Democrats on fiscal issues.</p> <p>Chambliss, who rebelled against anti-tax lobbyist Grover Norquist by saying he was open to raising taxes, was being targeted by conservative Tea Party members in Georgia.</p> <p>No one had announced a challenge to Chambliss.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/us-georgia-republican-senator-chambliss-retire-aide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chambliss Saxby Chambliss Saxby Chambliss War Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:30:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739462 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Republican Chambliss says retiring from US Senate because of gridlock http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/update-1-us-georgia-republican-senator-chambliss-retire-aide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Was target of conservative Tea Party movement</p> <p>* Rebelled against anti-tax lobbyist Grover Norquist</p> <p>By Rachelle Younglai</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss of Georgia announced on Friday he will not seek a third term in 2014, saying he was fed up with the partisan gridlock in Congress that has left the country lurching from one fiscal crisis to another.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/update-1-us-georgia-republican-senator-chambliss-retire-aide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Chambliss Conservatism in the United States Entertainment Environment Georgia Health Labor Paul Broun Politics Politics of the United States Saxby Chambliss Saxby Chambliss Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 17:01:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739493 at http://www.globalpost.com