Latest Fact-checks on Saxby Chambliss Saxby Chambliss stated on November 19, 2013 in a debate on the Senate floor: "The recidivism rate is nearly 29 percent and has been climbing steadily since detainees began being released from Guantanamo." Saxby Chambliss stated on November 7, 2013 in a hearing: The U.S. Department of Defense spends $80 million a year on prostate cancer research, $25 million a year on ovarian cancer research and $150 million a year on breast cancer research. Saxby Chambliss stated on September 25, 2013 in a discussion on CNN's "Crossfire": With Obamacare, "we're fixing to get hit with the biggest entitlement program the American taxpayers have ever seen." Saxby Chambliss stated on June 13, 2013 in an interview on CNN's "The Situation Room": "The United States has never stood by and seen innocent people slaughtered to the extent that's happening in Syria." Saxby Chambliss stated on November 27, 2012 in an interview: Says he has never voted for raising taxes. Saxby Chambliss stated on November 8, 2012 in an interview: "Revenues are 15 percent of GDP — it’s still in the range of the lowest it’s ever been." Saxby Chambliss stated on April 23, 2012 in a speech: Each U.S. House member who voted to overhaul Social Security in 1983 was re-elected. Saxby Chambliss stated on April 11, 2012 in a speech: The fastest-rising expense in the U.S. Defense Department is health care. Saxby Chambliss stated on August 2, 2011 in a press release: The deal to raise the federal debt limit created the "largest debt ceiling increase in America’s history." Saxby Chambliss stated on March 28, 2011 in a letter to a constituent: Says the Internal Revenue Service estimated it must hire "16,500 agents at a cost of $10 billion to the taxpayer" to enforce the federal health care overhaul. Saxby Chambliss stated on March 30, 2011 in an interview: "When we lower tax rates, we generate more in revenues. That happened in '86 with the Reagan plan, happened in 2001, following the Bush plan." Saxby Chambliss stated on March 29, 2011 in an op-ed: Says "an average of $4 billion is added to the national debt" every day.