Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss has been returned in Georgia, reports Bloomberg, which will make it more difficult for the Democrats to prevent Republican filibusters.

“Chambliss received 60.2 percent of the vote to 39.8 percent for Martin with 60 percent of the precincts reporting, according to the Associated Press. The runoff was held because neither candidate won at least 50 percent of the votes in the Nov. 4 election. “

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