A collection of news and information related to Arlen Specter published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 381 » View wsbt.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-32 Next >
The Swampby Mike Memoli Sarah Palin's biggest political victory this year could come in her home state, where her endorsed candidate for Senate holds a surprising lead over incumbent Lisa Murkowski in the Alaska Republican Senate primary. With all but nine......
The Swampby Colby Itkowitz President Barack Obama is scheduled to headline a fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak in Philadelphia on Sept. 20. First reported by Politicspa, Obama will be at several events in Pennsylvania that same day. (John Callahan,.....
The Swampby Rebecca Cole After seeing his seniority stripped last week by Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), it looks like Sen. Arlen Specter got the memo and is now busily marching to the Democrats' tune. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania senator had......
The Swampby Mike Dorning Former Secretary of State Colin Powell warned todayPthat ideological conservatives and particularly radio commentator Rush Limbaugh have gained a hold over the Republican party that risks driving the GOP into an extended exile from power....
The Swampby Mark Silva Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania acknowledged that his chances of claming his own party's nomination for reelection next year were "bleak'' when he announced recently that he was moving back to the Democratic Party -- which he......
Tags: Government, Health, Parliament, Primaries, National Government
The Swampby Peter Nicholas and Peter Wallsten White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said today that there is not enough support in Congress now to pass a comprehensive immigration bill providing a path to citizenship for the nation's illegal immigrants,......
Spin CycleCesar Perales was seated early, before the Senate hearing room filled up. He stayed, just a couple of rows back from Judge Sonia Sotomayor and her relatives, all the way through the hours of speech making that consumed the......
Tags: Iowa, Minority Groups, Social Issues, New York, United States
The Swampby James Oliphant The Judiciary Committee has cranked up the hearing again after a lunch break.(I had a cobb salad.) Because of the 12-7 imbalance on the committee, the Republicans are done speaking for the moment. Right now, Delaware's senator,......
The SwampSonia Sotomayor continues her testimony Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee (Win McNamee/Getty Images) by James Oliphant We're back at Hart 216 for the third day of the Sotomayor Supreme Court hearings. Stay here for real time analysis during....
Spin CycleMoreso than any of Republicans to address Sonia Sotomayor thus far, Sen. Arlen Specter (was R-, now D-Penn.) is visibly and audibly upset with the Supreme Court nominee for ducking his questions about abortion, the number of cases the......
The SwampSenate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy and top Republican Jeff Sessions at a taping of the CBS program Face the Nation Sunday. (AP/Karin Cooper) by James Oliphant As a political spectator sport, Supreme Court confirmation hearings can fall...
The Swampby David G. Savage and James Oliphant As the Senate begins debate Tuesday on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor with the outcome assured, the only remaining questions are whether the National Rifle Assn. can claim to have swayed votes against......
Aug 25, 2010 |Blog| Chicago Tribune
Sep 3, 2010 |Blog| Chicago Tribune
May 21, 2009 |Blog| Chicago Tribune
May 24, 2009 |Blog| Chicago Tribune
May 28, 2009 |Blog| Chicago Tribune
Jun 25, 2009 |Blog| Chicago Tribune
Jul 14, 2009 |Blog| Newsday
Jul 13, 2009 |Blog| Chicago Tribune
Jul 15, 2009 |Blog| Chicago Tribune
Jul 15, 2009 |Blog| Newsday
Jul 12, 2009 |Blog| Chicago Tribune
Aug 4, 2009 |Blog| Chicago Tribune
Original site for Arlen Specter topic gallery.