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Arlen Specter Switching Parties

Club For Growth Losing Some Republicans

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter's switch to the Democratic Party underscores the clout of Club For Growth, a conservative group that targets Republica...

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.

Reid's Specter Deal: Dem Senators Not Pleased

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) deal to allow Sen. Arlen Specter to retain his seniority after he switches to the Democratic Conference h...

Arlen Specter: The Pennsylvania Perspective

Bruce Ledewitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Ledewitz

More important than the political calculation of Specter's defection is the fact that Specter really is a moderate Republican. He is not really a Democrat. This is the man who gave us Justice Thomas, after all.

Another Triumph for the Club for Growth

David Frum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Frum

For years, many in the conservative world have wished for an ideologically purer GOP. With Arlen Specter's defection, their wish has been granted. Happy?

Arlen Specter Switching Parties From Republican To Democrat

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Penn.) is becoming a Democrat. "I have decided to run for re-election in 2010 in the Democratic primary," said Specter in a st...