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Cannibalism: The GOP's Urge to Purge

D. R. Tucker | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

Arlen Specter doesn't exactly come across as Mr. Humility in his new book, Life Among the Cannibals. Despite the flaws of the book -- and the author -- it is nonetheless a remarkable work, as Specter courageously chastises the Republican Party for its fixation on litmus tests.

Amanda Terkel

Former Republican Senator Says GOP's War On Women Has Hurt It 'Terribly' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his new memoir, Arlen Specter, the moderate Republican senator from Pennsylvania who famously switched to the Democratic Party in 200...

As Specter Moves to the Left, So Does the Supreme Court

Carl Jeffers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Jeffers

Having a 60-vote filibuster-proof Senate for the president changes the dynamic entirely for Obama's Supreme Court nominee selections, and it changes it in his favor.