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Arlen Specter Illness

Specter's Biggest Speech

Michael Smerconish | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Michael Smerconish

When I heard on Sunday that Arlen Specter had died, I sought solace in rummaging through personal remnants of our 30-year friendship.

Specter Released From Hospital

AP | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — Former Sen. Arlen Specter, who has already survived two bouts of Hodgkin's disease, is now battling non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, accor...

Arlen Specter Battling Cancer

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- Former Sen. Arlen Specter confirmed Tuesday that he is fighting cancer again, calling the latest diagnosis "another battle I intend to...

Former Senator Hospitalized With 'Serious' Condition

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. Arlen Specter has been hospitalized with a "serious illness," friends and family of the Pennsylvania lawmaker confirmed to Philly.com on M...

Arlen Specter: Bush Acted Like My Cancer Could Be Contagious

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arlen Specter's new book, "Never Give In: Battling Cancer in the Senate," chronicles the long-time Pennsylvania senator's struggle with an advanced ca...