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Specter Primary

Progressives Are Batting .500 in 2010 Senate Races: Make It .666 by Drafting Ted Kaufman in Delaware

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

If Kaufman doesn't run, Democrats are almost certainly facing a crushing defeat in the race for Joe Biden's old Senate seat in Delaware and a resounding victory for Republicans.

Bill Lucey

For Primary Losers, An Independent Future? | Bill Lucey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With election results showing convincing wins for Democrat Joe Sestak in Pennsylvania and Republican Rand Paul in Kentucky, some hard analysis awaits ...

Specter, Sestak Race Tightens: Senator Barely Leads In Poll

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new poll from Rasmussen Reports shows Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) barley leading his Democratic primary challenger, Rep. Joe Sestak, in one of the mo...

Sam Stein

Rendell: Sestak Would "Get Killed" And "Marginalized" If He Runs Against Specter | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell sent an unusually blunt message to prospective senatorial candidate Joe Sestak on Friday, saying that if the congress...

Please Help Us Decide -- Should We Help Draft Joe Sestak To Primary Challenge Arlen Specter?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

We've been encouraging Rep. Joe Sestak, a retired admiral with progressive values, finely honed leadership abilities and impeccable ethics -- all traits severely lacking in Specter -- to jump into the race.

Sam Stein

Dean, Carville Warn Specter: Shape Up Or Face Primary | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Less than a week into his tenure as a Democrat and Sen. Arlen Specter is already stepping sharply on the toes of party elders. Key Democratic figures ...

Sam Stein

Obama Will Fundraise And Campaign For Specter If Asked: Gibbs | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If there were any lingering doubts about how Arlen Specter would be welcomed in the Democratic Party, or if the party would welcome a primary challeng...

Sam Stein

AFL-CIO May Work Against Specter In Republican Primary | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the highest-ranking political operatives in the labor movement offered a none-too-subtle electoral threat to Sen. Arlen Specter on Wednesday, s...