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Pat Toomey Pulls Ahead Of Arlen Specter In New Poll

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A new poll shows the conservative who drove Pennsylvania Democratic Sen. Arlen Specter out of the GOP pulling ahead of him in ...

Wanted: A Pennsylvania Ned Lamont to Defeat Arlen Specter in 2010 Democratic Primary

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Pennsylvania needs a Democratic Senator from the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party.

From a Purely Political Standpoint, Poaching Specter Is a Cowardly Move

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Sweeney

The Democrats have essentially performed a tactical retreat here, moving Specter to the "D" column rather than risking an election that would clearly have favored them.

Ryan Grim

Specter: "Lee Harvey Oswald Did Not Have This Big An Entourage" | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Arlen Specter, a Pennsylvania Democrat (!), was mobbed Tuesday afternoon by reporters in the Capitol, shortly after releasing a statement that he...

Sam Stein

Unions See Specter Opening, Dangle Electoral Help For EFCA Vote | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With poll numbers showing Sen. Arlen Specter in dangerous electoral water, union officials have begun presenting what amounts to a "get-out-of-jail-fr...

Pat Toomey: Specter Challenged For Senate Seat

AP | PETER JACKSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pat Toomey, who as a little-known congressman nearly defeated Sen. Arlen Specter in the 2004 primary, announced Wednesday that...

Rachel Weiner

Poll: Specter Would Be Crushed By GOP Primary Challenger Toomey | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows that Republican Sen. Arlen Specter may have trouble holding onto his seat in 2010. He's trailing former Co...