October 8, 2014 Locust Grove - Senator Saxby Chambliss speaks during a cost-sharing agreement event for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project at Home Depot Direct Fulfillment Center on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Gov. Nathan Deal announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Georgia Ports Authority have signed a cost-sharing agreement for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, meaning dredging in the river could begin by the end of the year. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Saxby Chambliss: Georgia GOP will weather Donald Trump divide

1:30 pm Apr. 27, 2016

WASHINGTON – Former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss said he doesn’t expect infighting over Donald Trump to do any long-lasting damage to the Georgia GOP despite the searing divisions currently on display in the Peach State.

The two-term Republican senator, who

Saxby Chambliss writes check for Jeb Bush

1:33 pm Feb. 2, 2016

Former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss is comfortably in the private sector now, but his name still stands out.

While pouring over Federal Election Commission data for the fourth quarter of 2015, the entry showing Chambliss for Senate

A red-state shocker: Alabama eyes Medicaid expansion

9:39 am Nov. 13, 2015

This is a surprise: Alabama is eyeing a Medicaid expansion. Robert Bentley, the Republican governor of the deeply conservative state,  said Thursday he’s considering joining the Obamacare program that is often demonized in his state.

“I

Ex-Republican named head of Common Cause of Georgia

9:29 am Jun. 2, 2015

You could say Common Cause of Georgia is doubling down. The nonprofit was accused last month of purging itself of conservative-leaning members. Now the His new digs are one floor below Saxby Chambliss’ former home and

Rand Paul takes a step toward gay marriage

9:30 am Apr. 13, 2015

The “civil union” approach now sounds a bit dated, but U.S. Sen. Rand Paul on Sunday became – so far as we can tell — the first GOP presidential candidate to express some acceptance of