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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.

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...

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.

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...

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...