Posted by | December 2, 2008 21:06 | Filed under: Top Stories

This rules out the possiblity of Democrats securing a 60-vote, filibuster-proof supermajority.


   ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss has won re-election in a runoff, dashing Democratic hopes of capturing enough Senate seats to thwart Republican filibusters to block votes on legislation.


   Chambliss, who fell just short of the majority vote needed to win re-election in November, prevailed in a one-on-one rematch with Democrat Jim Martin.

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