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Sunday, October 14, 2012

RIP: Arlen Specter the Senate's Fierce Moderate

Former senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, one of the nation’s most durable political figures, who during three decades in the Senate became known for his command of constitutional law, died of cancer Oct. 14 at his home in Philadelphia. He was 82.

The death was confirmed by Scott Hoeflich, Sen. Specter’s former chief of staff.
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1 comment:

ochlophobist said...

I thought this quite clever:
http://www.theonion.com/articles/arlen-specter-switches-affiliation-from-alive-to-d,29925/