Specter Will Be Junior Democrat On Committees

06/05/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • John Stanton Roll Call

Despite promises from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) that Sen. Arlen Specter (Pa.) would retain his seniority after switching parties, Specter will be put at the end of the seniority line on all his committees but one under a resolution on the floor late Tuesday.

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