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  1. Trump Team Memo Spells Out Selling Points for Cabinet PicksRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | US News & World Report

    ... voted against Sen. Sessions' confirmation 30 years ago ultimately regretted it," the memo says. "The late Sen. Arlen Specter said, 'My vote against candidate Sessions for the federal court was a mistake because I have since found that Sen. Sessions ...

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  2. Democratic Losses in the Age of ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | The Weekly Standard

    ... tenure. When President Obama took office in 2009, Democrats claimed 257 House seats, 60 Senate seats (after Arlen Specter switched sides), 28 governorships, and total control of 27 state legislatures. Many pundits figured that the Republican party ...

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  3. The Butcher's BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | The Weekly Standard

    ... tenure. When President Obama took office in 2009, Democrats claimed 257 House seats, 60 Senate seats (after Arlen Specter switched sides), 28 governorships, and total control of 27 state legislatures. Many pundits figured that the Republican party ...

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  4. Sessions' Opponents Are Getting Desperate Mark Krikorian 15 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | National Review Online

    ... - in any case, this is hardly disqualifying or even remarkable. These flimsy smears were enough to get Sen. Arlen Specter to side with the Democrats and vote against Sessions in committee, dooming his judicial nomination - emboldening Kennedy to go ...

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  5. The Nuclear Option a " Anatomy of a Smear: Before There Was Bork, There Was SessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | Breitbart.com

    ... in the hands of people like Ted Kennedy. And Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senators such as Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania. Hearing the dog whistle of racism and always on the hunt for opportunities to display his "independent ...

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  6. Jeff Sessions racism smear by Democrats goes back to ReaganRead the original story

    Monday Nov 21 | Washington Times

    ... in the hands of people like Ted Kennedy. And Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senators such as Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania. Hearing the dog whistle of racism and always on the hunt for opportunities to display his "independent ...

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  7. Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions 'is not a racist:' Supporters defend Trump's pick for Attorney...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | Alabama Live

    ... and I was caricatured in a way that was not me," Sessions told CNN in 2009. "I'm reminded of former Senator Arlen Specter, who said that in all is years of service the vote he regretted most was the one he cast not to confirm Jeff Sessions for the ...

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  8. Will those who helped Trump win Pa. earn positions in administration?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... Toomey said. Urban, a West Point graduate who served in Operation Desert Storm, was chief of staff for Sen. Arlen Specter and has advised both Toomey and former Sen. Rick Santorum. Since 2002, he has been a lobbyist with the Washington-based ...

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  9. Obituary: Ronald M. McCaskill, a lawyer and pastor, 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | Philly.com

    ... Mr. McCaskill worked under attorney Leonidas A. Allen. He later was an assistant district attorney under Arlen Specter, who was then district attorney of Philadelphia. He also served as assistant city solicitor. He later went into private law ...

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  10. Helping to deliver Pa. for TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | Philly.com

    ... this was an election unlike any other in which he'd been involved in a career that included working for Sens. Arlen Specter, Rick Santorum, and Pat Toomey. "I learned at the hand of the master, my former boss was U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who was a ...

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  11. They helped Trump win Pennsylvania. Will he reward them with key posts?about 1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Philly.com

    ... Toomey said. Urban, a West Point graduate who served in Operation Desert Storm, was chief of staff for Sen. Arlen Specter and has advised both Toomey and former Sen. Rick Santorum. Since 2002, he has been a lobbyist with the Washington-based ...

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  12. They helped Trump win Pennsylvania. Will he reward them with key posts?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Philly.com

    ... Toomey said. Urban, a West Point graduate who served in Operation Desert Storm, was chief of staff for Sen. Arlen Specter and has advised both Toomey and former Sen. Rick Santorum. Since 2002, he has been a lobbyist with the Washington-based ...

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  13. Civil Rights Advocates Praise Jeff Sessions for Protecting Black American WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Breitbart.com

    ... that Sen. Sessions is egalitarian," said the now-deceased Democratic and Republican Senator from Pennsylvania, Arlen Specter. As the Weekly Standard 's Mark Hemingway reports , the smear campaign against Sessions collapses upon even a cursory review ...

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  14. Dear Lefties, Spawn Of Satan Jeff Sessions Actually Took On The KKK...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Townhall

    ... In 2009, Sessions said that Holder would be "a responsible legal officer and not a politician." Also, the late Arlen Specter (D-PA), who had switched his party affiliation from Republican to Democrat in order to better his chances of re-election, ...

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  15. How ugly will Democrats get in smearing Jeff Sessions? :0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | New York Post

    ... Sessions denied some of the statements and apologized for others, while defending his record. The late Sen. Arlen Specter, a liberal Republican who cast the deciding vote against Sessions, later called it "a mistake" that "remains one of my biggest ...

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  16. Both parties face a filibuster dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Washington Examiner

    ... dearth of moderate to liberal Republicans in the Senate. The key votes against Sessions 30 years ago came from Arlen Specter (who later recanted and said he regretted his opposition) and Charles Mathias. Susan Collins of Maine is arguably the only ...

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  17. Trump selects Jeff Sessions for Attorney GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Power Line

    ... his politics, they must know he is not a racist, though some may pretend otherwise. The case of the late Sen. Arlen Specter is instructive. He was among those who opposed Sessions' nomination back in 1986. After serving with Sessions in the Senate, ...

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  18. UDNC - the UnDemocratic National CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | OpEdNews

    ... to wrest the Senate nomination from Joe Sestak who will never be forgiven for running against, and defeating, Arlen Specter in 2010 in the Senate Primary. A long-time Republican, Specter was almost certainly going to lose the Republican Senate ...

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  19. Trump loyalist from Pa. could be next RNC chair, report: Thursday Morning CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | PennLive.com

    CNN reports that Urban, a onetime aide to the late U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter , would replace current RNC chair Reince Priebus , whom Trump has tapped for chief of staff in his new administration. "Nothing is set in stone, but he is being strongly considered," a source in the Trump campaign told CNN.

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  20. Trump White House gig for Pa.'s Urban?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 12 | Philly.com

    Pennsylvania native David Urban, a lobbyist and veteran Republican operative who was chief of staff to Sen. Arlen Specter when the latter was still in the GOP, is "almost certainly under consideration" to be a senior aide in a Trump White House, Politico said Saturday in its popular Playbook feature. Urban declined to comment on that possibility, but he gave a short interview with Playbook in which he discussed how Trump carried the Keystone State, the first Republican nominee to do so in 28 years.

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