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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.

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...

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?