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ReporterFormer United States Senator Arlen Specter passed away Sunday. His son announced the 82-year-old passed away at his home in Philadelphia from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. "He was Pennsylvania's longest serving senator and he really...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsVelma Beeman says she got the call while in church. "It was expected, because I had been forewarned by one of his friends that he was having a bad time," Beeman says. Former U.S. Arlen Spector was her classmate and high school friend. He died Sunday at...
CNNPHILADELPHIA -- Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who embodied a vanishing breed of liberal Republicanism before switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his family announced....
Governor Tom Corbett today ordered Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and all commonwealth facilities to fly at half-staff in honor of former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who died Sunday. Specter, 82, of Philadelphia, represented Pennsylvania in...
Staff reporterFormer U.S Senator Arlen Specter passed away Sunday at the age of 82. Many of the words used to describe specter at the State Capitol Monday include tenacious, capable, and a political machine. Former Senator Arlen Specter spent most of his adult life...
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Staff reporterA Pennsylvania icon will be laid to rest today. Arlen Specter died Sunday after a long bout with cancer. The five-term United States Senator played a major role in some of the country's most intriguing moments. Just the name Arlen Specter draws different...
"Ladylike?" It is a telling choice of word. Hearing it used unironically, as would-be Missouri senator Todd Akin did last week, one almost feels as if Amelia Earhart never flew a plane and Sally Ride never rode a space shuttle. As if Madame C.J. Walker...
Call Washington BureauArlen Specter, the storied Pennsylvania politician who was a state institution for decades before switching political parties and losing in a Democratic primary two years ago, is hospitalized with a very serious illness. Specter, who survived a brain...
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Call Washington BureauTo a congressional novice, it's a shocking statistic: Bob Casey has sponsored hundreds of bills and zero, zip, nada have become law. That's the centerpiece of Republican candidate Tom Smith's first concentrated attack on Casey. The campaign has launched...
“To the Hagerstown caller asking service workers if the obnoxious and aggressive people last Friday are becoming the norm: I work in the restaurant, and notice similar patterns. However, it’s not every Friday, it’s once a month, during...
Pennsylvania Ave.When Arlen Specter lost his 30-year career in the U.S. Senate last year, he promised his parting gift to the political world would be a tell-all book sharing his side of his defeat. Now that book is almost ready, and......
Pennsylvania Ave.This week the Senate will once again try to pass an extension of a payroll tax cut, a measure considered must-pass before the end of the year. It's authored by Pennsylvania Democrat Bob Casey. The House may start work on......
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