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Senator Specter

KSM: Ready For His Closeup?

Michael Smerconish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Smerconish

Sen. Arlen Specter would like to see Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's trial be televised, stemming from a prosecutorial belief that trying him in a federal civilian court is the right decision.

Dems Give Specter Judiciary Subcommittee Chair

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN and KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican-turned-Democratic Sen. Arlen Specter gained a Judiciary subcommittee chairmanship but also a potential primary challenge...

The Real Reason Dems Wanted Arlen Specter On Their Side? The Jokes (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Many people don't know this, but Arlen Specter fancies himself a funny man. In 2007 he competed in the "Funniest Celebrity in Washington Contest." He ...

Card Check Dilemma: How Can Well-Meaning Americans Be So Far Apart?

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

I am very hopeful that card check is dead for this Congress. The issue is divisive, harmful, and not a good use of time by anyone.

A Commission of Inquiry: Not Criminalizing Policy Differences

Elizabeth Goitein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Goitein

The real danger here is that unlawful conduct will be chalked up to policy differences and swept under the rug before the American public can even learn the full truth about what happened.