Former Sen. Arlen Specter, once a moderate Republican from Pennsylvania who switched parties in 2009 to help his re-election chances, says that Bob Dole told him he would have done the same thing. Specter makes the comments in his forthcoming...
WASHINGTON (CNN) – Veteran Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter told colleagues Tuesday he intends to switch from the Republican to the Democratic party. A Specter party switch would give Democrats a filibuster-proof Senate majority of 6... Read Post
Pennsylvania's Sen. Arlen Specter, a moderate Republican, switches to the Democratic Party, improving his chances of re-election in 2010 and potentially giving Democrats a 60-member, filibuster-proof Senate. Read Post
The GOP has declined in part because conservatives have targeted moderates, Sen. Arlen Specter says. WASHINGTON (CNN) — Veteran Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter said Sunday that he hopes his recent switch to the Democratic Party will... Read Post