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Encyclopedia > Saxby Chambliss
Saxby Chambliss
Saxby Chambliss

Incumbent
Assumed office 
January 3, 2003
Serving with Johnny Isakson
Preceded by Max Cleland
Succeeded by Incumbent (2009)

Born November 10, 1943 (1943-11-10) (age 63)
Warrenton, North Carolina
Nationality american
Political party Republican
Spouse Julianne Chambliss
Alma mater University of Georgia
Religion Episcopalian

Clarence Saxby Chambliss (born November 10, 1943) is the senior United States Senator from Georgia. He is a member of the Republican Party. In the 110th Congress, Chambliss serves as the Ranking Republican Member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry. From senate. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... For the ecclesiastical office, see Incumbent (ecclesiastical). ... is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Hardy Johnny Isakson (born December 28, 1944), American politician, has been a Republican United States Senator from Georgia since 2005. ... Joseph Maxwell Cleland (born August 24, 1942) is an American politician from Georgia. ... is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Warrenton is a town located in Warren County, North Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... The University of Georgia (UGA) is the largest institution of higher learning in the U.S. state of Georgia. ... This article is about the Episcopal Church in the United States. ... is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... The 110th United States Congress will be in session from noon on January 3, 2007 until noon on January 3, 2009. ... The Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry is a committee of the United States Senate empowered with legislative oversight of all matters relating to the nations agriculture industry, farming programs, forestry and logging, and legislation relating to nutrition and health. ...

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Early life and education

Chambliss was born in Warrenton, North Carolina. He graduated from C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport, Louisiana, in 1960. Chambliss earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia in 1966 and earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1968. Warrenton is a town located in Warren County, North Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Shreveport, Louisiana is the third largest metropolitan city in the state of Louisiana, USA. It is located in Caddo Parish, and as of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 200,145. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In the 1960s, during the Vietnam War, Chambliss was given a student deferment so he could attend law school. After that, he received a medical deferment (4-F) because of a bad knee.[1][2] Combatants Republic of Vietnam United States Republic of Korea Thailand Australia New Zealand The Philippines National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam Democratic Republic of Vietnam People’s Republic of China Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Strength US 1,000,000 South Korea 300,000 Australia 48,000...


Chambliss began his career as an attorney after he graduated from law school. An attorney is someone who represents someone else in the transaction of business: For attorney-at-law, see lawyer, solicitor, barrister or civil law notary. ...


Political career

Chambliss is a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the Senate Rules Committee and he is the Ranking Republican Member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.


During the 109th Congress, Chambliss served as Chairman of that committee and is the only senator since 1947 to have chaired a full standing Senate Committee after serving in the Senate for just two years.


Chambliss’ service on committees relevant to homeland security and intelligence while serving in the House led to an appointment to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, where he has repeatedly advocated that the U.S. intelligence community must dramatically improve its information sharing and human intelligence gathering abilities


House of Representatives

Chambliss was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1994 as one of the new conservative Republican congressmen whose elections caused the party to gain a majority in both houses of congress. A long-time congressman and fellow Georgian, Newt Gingrich, was the leader of the movement, and Chambliss and the other Republicans elected that year are known as the Class of '94. Representing the Macon-based 8th District, Chambliss was re-elected to the House in 1996, 1998 and 2000. During his four terms in the House, Chambliss served on the House's Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and served as Chairman of the House Intelligence Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security. The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... Ths article deals with conservatism as a political philosophy. ... Newton Leroy Gingrich, (born June 17, 1943), served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. ... The Republican Revolution refers to the success of Republican Party in the 1994 U.S. midterm elections, which resulted in a net gain of 54 seats in the House of Representatives, and a pickup of eight seats in the Senate. ... Macon is a city located in central Georgia, USA. It is among the largest metropolitan areas in Georgia, and the county seat of Bibb County, It lies near the geographic center of Georgia, approximately 75 miles (129 km) south of Atlanta, hence the citys nickname as the Heart of... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ...


Chambliss was criticized for remarks he made during a November 19, 2001 meeting with emergency responders in Valdosta, Georgia, where he said that they should "turn the sheriff loose and arrest every Muslim that crosses the state line." Chambliss later apologized for the remarks.[3] is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... The city of Valdosta is the county seat of Lowndes County, Georgia, United States. ... There is also a collection of Hadith called Sahih Muslim A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Persian: Mosalman or Mosalmon Urdu: مسلمان, Turkish: Müslüman, Albanian: Mysliman, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of the religion of Islam. ...


Senate

2002 race

Chambliss ran for the Senate in 2002 and won a close race, defeating the Democratic incumbent, Max Cleland, 53% to 46%. His House career would have likely been over even if he hadn't run for the Senate; his home in Moultrie had been drawn into the neighboring 1st District, represented by fellow Republican Jack Kingston. Also see: 2002 (number). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Joseph Maxwell Cleland (born August 24, 1942) is an American politician from Georgia. ... Moultrie, nicknamed The City Of Southern Living, is a city and the county seat of Colquitt CountyGR6. ... John Heddens Jack Kingston (born April 24, 1955), an American Republican politician, has been a member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing Georgias 1st congressional district in the southeastern part of the state (map). ...


His campaign was based on themes of national defense and security, but drew criticism for television ads that paired images of Cleland and Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein, and for questioning the commitment to homeland security of his opponent, a triple amputee and decorated Vietnam veteran.[4] Any activity or effort performed to protect a nation against attack or other threats. ... Osama bin Muhammad bin Awad bin Laden (Arabic: ‎; born March 10, 1957[1]), most often mentioned as Osama bin Laden or Usama bin Laden, is a Saudi Arabian militant Islamist and is widely believed to be one of the founders of the organization called al-Qaeda. ... Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was the fifth President of Iraq and Chairman of the Iraqi Revolutionary Command Council from 1979 until his overthrow by US forces in 2003. ... For the NBC TV Movie starring Tom Skeritt, see Homeland Security (film). ...


Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona said of one ad, "[I]t's worse than disgraceful, it's reprehensible;" Republican Senator Chuck Hagel of Nebraska said the ads were "beyond offensive to me."[5] “McCain” redirects here. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ... Charles Timothy Chuck Hagel (born October 4, 1946) is the senior United States Senator from Nebraska. ... Official language(s) English Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Largest metro area Omaha Area  Ranked 16th  - Total 77,421 sq mi (200,520 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 0. ...


Political positions

Chambliss' ratings from interest groups indicate how often he votes in agreement with their priorities; his particular scores are fairly typical for a conservative Republican. Ths article deals with conservatism as a political philosophy. ...

Chambliss is the primary sponsor in the United States Senate for the tax-reform proposal The Fair Tax Act (S. 1025), attracting more cosponsors than any other fundamental tax reform bill introduced. NARAL Pro-Choice America (pronounced Nay-ral) is a United States group that favors the right to legal abortions and engages in political action to oppose restrictions on what it portrays as womens right to abort. ... The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is the common name for an American organization consisting of two separate entities. ... The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the worlds largest not-for-profit business federation, representing 3,000,000 businesses 2,800 state and local chambers 830 business associations They are staffed with policy specialists, lobbyists and lawyers. ... The National Education Association (NEA) is the largest labor union in the United States, representing many of the countrys teachers along with other school personnel. ... The League of Conservation Voters is an American environmentalist lobby. ... This article is about the organization presently operating in the United States. ... This article concerns the National Rifle Association of the USA. For the UK organisation, see National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom The National Rifle Association, or NRA, is a non-profit group for the promotion of marksmanship, firearm safety, and the protection of hunting and personal protection firearm rights... American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, commonly AFL-CIO, is a national trade union center, the largest federation of unions in the United States, made up of 54 national and international unions (including Canadian), together representing more than 10 million workers. ... National Taxpayers Union (NTU) is an pro-taxpayers advocacy organization in the United States, founded in 1969 by James Dale Davidson. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... Throughout this article, the unqualified term dollar and the $ symbol refer to the United States dollar. ...


Lobbyist son

Chambliss's son, Bo, is a registered lobbyist with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and lobbies on commodity futures trading issues that are directly under the purview of his father, who chairs the Senate Agriculture Committee. President George W. Bush at the CME (March 6, 2001). ...


Since May 2004, the senator's office has had a written office policy that staff members must refrain from engaging in any meeting or activity involving lobbying by Bo Chambliss: "Staff should not be informed of any lobbying that Bo might undertake with respect to committees or subcommittees on which Senator Chambliss serves," the policy says.[6]


Bo is a member of The Capital Club in Washington DC. The Capital Club is a recognized non-profit which maintains a membership of only one hundred and is committed to its long tradition of support for local and national charities and community causes. He is also a member of the Nine O'Clocks, a men's social club of Atlanta, GA.


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In 2004, Bo married Bess Stembler, daughter of William and Anne Stembler of Atlanta and Sea Island, GA. They reside in Washington, D.C.


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Personal

Chambliss is a member of the St. John's Episcopal Church in Moultrie, Georgia. He married Julianne in 1966 and they have two children. St. ... Moultrie, nicknamed The City Of Southern Living, is a city and the county seat of Colquitt CountyGR6. ...


See also

  • FairTax — Bill S.1025 sponsored by Saxby Chambliss

Throughout this article, the unqualified term dollar and the $ symbol refer to the United States dollar. ...

Electoral history

Georgia United States Senate Election 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Saxby Chambliss 1,068,902 53.3
Democratic Max Cleland (Incumbent) 928,905 46.4

This article is about the modern United States Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major United States political parties. ... Joseph Maxwell Cleland (born August 24, 1942) is an American politician from Georgia. ...

References

  1. ^ Should patriotism be an issue in the U.S. Senate race? Jeff Berry, 2002
  2. ^ Mary McGrory, [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A14474-2002Jun19.html "Dirty-Bomb Politics", Washington Post, June 20, 2002
  3. ^ Melanie Eversley, "Chambliss apologizes for remark on Muslims", Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 21, 2001.
  4. ^ Chambliss Ad (Cleland), You Tube, August 02, 2006
  5. ^ Carlson attempted to downplay Republican attacks on Cleland — Media Matters, July 30, 2004
  6. ^ Democrats target Georgia's Chambliss over son's lobbying — USNews.com 3/7/06

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the only major daily newspaper of Atlanta and metro Atlanta. ...

Further reading

  • James Moore. 2004. Bush's War for Reelection: Iraq, The White House, and the People. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 0-471-48385-0. Chapter 15, pp. 288–308.

External links

  • http://www.saxby.org Saxby for US Senate
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Saxby Chambliss
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
J. Roy Rowland
Member from Georgia's 8th congressional district
1995 – 2003
Succeeded by
Jim Marshall
United States Senate
Preceded by
Max Cleland
Senator from Georgia (Class 2)
2003 – present
Served alongside: Zell Miller, Johnny Isakson
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Thad Cochran
Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee
2005 – 2007
Succeeded by
Tom Harkin

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Saxby Chambliss - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (519 words)
Chambliss was born in Warrenton, North Carolina, and graduated from C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Chambliss was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1994 as one of the new conservative Republican congressmen whose elections caused the party to gain a majority in both houses of congress.
Chambliss' ratings from interest groups indicate how often he votes in agreement with their priorities; his particular scores are fairly typical for a conservative Republican.
U.S. Senate: Senators Home > Senator Saxby Chambliss (587 words)
On November 5, 2002, Saxby Chambliss was elected Georgia's 63rd United States Senator in what is being talked about as one of the most stunning and historical victories of the midterm elections.
Chambliss first arrived in Washington in 1994 representing the 8th congressional district of Georgia.
Chambliss, who previously worked in support of Georgia during the last base realignment and closure round, will be an instrumental figure in preparing and protecting Georgia's bases in advance of the next round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) in 2005.
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