I think I speak for myself and anyone who ever lived in Pennsylvania that it's really hard to believe this. But even as we applaud Specter for switching parties, we shouldn't simply concede the primary.
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Specter's move is a signal for the wiser, though thoroughly cowed Republican moderates to begin their own ideological exodus toward a sensible middle ground.
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 ...
Once Al Franken is seated in Minnesota, an inevitability expected to happen shortly, the Democratic party will have a 60 seat, filibuster-proof majority.
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