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Who is Arlen Specter?
Arlen Specter was a United States Senator from Pennsylvania. Specter was a Democrat from 1951 to 1965, then a Republican from 1965 until 2009, when he switched back to the Democratic Party. First elected in 1980, he represented his state for 30 years in the Senate. Specter was a moderate who usually stayed in the political center.
- also known as Arlen Spector
- born on (85 years ago) in Wichita, child of Harry Specter and Lillie Shanin
- ethnicity: White American
- nationality: United States of America
- religion: Judaism
- profession: Lawyer, politician
- Marriage with Joan Specter
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- died on in Philadelphia of lymphoma
- written works: "Peter Lee Case", "Education Reform In Pennsylvania", "Militia Movement in the U.S", "Tamoxifen and Breast Cancer", "Security on Campus"
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Broken Government (2007)
How Republican Rule Destroyed the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches by John Wesley Dean
Arlen Specter is a moderate. Pennsylvania's hard-right conservative was former senator Rick Santorum, who would have found that baby in the middle of the state, for James Carville accurately describes Pennsylvania's political landscape as ...
U.S. Border Security (2010)
A Reference Handbook by Judith Ann Warner
Arlen Specter is a member of the Committee on Appropriations, including the Subcommittee on Homeland Security; and the Committee on the Judiciary, including the Subcommittee on the Constitution, the Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs ...
The Progressive Revolution (2013)
Liberal Fascism through the Ages, Vol. II: 2009 Writings by Ellis Washington
Arlen Specter is a treacherous RINO Republican of the lowest ilk. Likewise, Justice David Souter never was a conservative jurist, but a stealth liberal activist judge that used Machiavellian tactics to ascend to the high court, treacherously allied ...
Region by Region, Vote by Vote by K. McMahon, D. Rankin, D. Beachler, J. White
As Toomey put it: Arlen Specter is a liberal.
by James M. Welsh, Donald M. Whaley
Arlen Specter “was the aggressive and ambitious junior counsel for the Warren Commission, the man who proposed the famous 'magic bullet' theory that enabled the Warren ...
1960 to the Present by Margaret DiCanio
Pennsylvania Republican senator Arlen Specter declared one of Hill's statements to be “flat-out perjury.” Viewers responded to the televised hearings with an avalanche of letters and phone calls.
by Clive N. Svendsen, Allison D. Ebert
Both Republicans, Rick Santorum voted Nay while Arlen Specter voted Yea. That May, Santorum and Specter worked together to release a proposal to increase funding for alternate sources of stem cells, such as adult stem cells. see aLsO: ...
by Lynne E. Ford
Senate when Senator Arlen Specter retires. Further Reading Barone, Michael. The Almanac of American Politics. Washington, D.C.: National Journal Group, 2006. “Hart, Melissa A.” ...
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Arlen Specter, Former U.S. Senator (D-PA) (right) interviewed by David Wessel, Economics Editor, The Wall Street Journal
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