Chambliss strategist says senator 'not paying any attention' to primary talk

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Perdue said the controversy Chambliss triggered when he suggested he was open to breaking with conservative activist Grover Norquist's anti-tax pledge had been a "real net positive" for him, and dismissed talk that Chambliss could face a top-tier challenger as "rumors."

Republicans who haven't ruled out a bid against Chambliss include Georgia Reps. Tom Price and Paul Broun as well as former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel.

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