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Chamblis wins Georgia Senate runoff

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

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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