Post Tagged with: "Arlen Specter"

September 20, 2010 04:39

Political Castles Crashing

Those who lament a likely Democrat win in Delaware in November don’t understand the ferocity of ordinary citizens’ anger at the way the “political class” has been destroying America.

May 19, 2010 04:30

Goodbye Benedict Arlen – Sestak Defeats Specter in Pennsylvania Democratic Primary

Rep. Joe Sestak sends five-time Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter, above, into retirement with a stunning come-from-behind victory in the the Democratic primary.

May 14, 2010 06:34

Specter Abandoned by Obama, Imploding In Pa. Senate Race

After abandoning the party he called home for decades to save his senate seat, Sen. Arlen Specter is now being abandoned by the president who helped woo him into the Democratic Party. President Obama isn’t traveling to Pennsylvania to campaign for him, and his once sizeable lead over Rep. Joe Sestak in the state’s Democratic primary next Tuesday has vanished.

May 12, 2010 05:43

Voters’ Anti-Establishment Mood Bites Both Parties

Perhaps the clearest example of veteran lawmakers’ woes is the tough challenge being thrown at Sen. John McCain of Arizona — the GOP’s presidential nominee two years ago.

May 11, 2010 06:10

Specter loses lead week before primary

Mr. Sestak, a two-term congressman and a former admiral running as “the real Democrat,” has steadily closed the gap and last week edged into the lead for the first time.

April 24, 2010 10:00

Justice Dept. Reviewing Request to Name Special Prosecutor to Probe White House Job Offer to Sestak – don’t hold your breath

Sestak says the White House wanted him to drop his Democratic Senate primary challenge to incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter.

April 7, 2010 10:07

Benedict Arlen Specter bribed by Harry Reid to switch parties

“The arrangement I had with Reid [D-Nev.] is that I would have the same seniority as if I had been elected as a Democrat in 1980,” Specter said in an interview with The Hill. “I would be behind [Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick] Leahy [D-Vt.], and when he moved up to chairman of Appropriations, I would move to chairman of Judiciary.”

March 31, 2010 06:05

Pro union Specter wins state AFL-CIO backing

Expect millions in union support for Specter and billions of taxpayer funds for union payback if he is elected.

March 16, 2010 23:47

Specter Opens Door on White House Felonies

A growing sense of felony cover up in the White House briberygate scandal. White House offers of positions to induce candidates to drop out in races opposing the White house favorites is a federal crime and the White house continues to obfuscate.