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  1. Debit Card Interchange ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | CSP

    Senator Arlen Specter , in an effort to help retailers, plans to introduce a bill that could serve as an amendment to the Senate Financial Services bill which could restrict interchange/swipe fees imposed on debit-card transactions, the Petroleum Marketers Association of America said that said in its latest issue of PMAA News From Capitol Hill . In recent weeks, the Merchants Payment Coalition has demonstrated that debit card transactions are very similar to electronic check clearing and that banks should treat the transactions similarly.


  2. Chuck Brooks '79 Again Receives Cybersecurity Excellence AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | WGRE-FM Greencastle

    ... Department of Homeland Security. He also served six years as a defense and foreign adviser to the late Senator Arlen Specter and is currently adviser to the Technology Partner Network (TPM) of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A political science ...


  3. Sessions in 2000: Undermining independent investigations of White House makes us 'like Russia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | ThinkProgress

    ... as Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, seconding a concern raised by the late Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA). But perhaps Sessions' most explicit public endorsement of the importance, integrity, and essential independence of special ...


  4. Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | UPI

    ... in 1926 (age 91) Charles Van Doren, subject of U.S. TV quiz scandals, in 1926 (age 91) former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., in 1930 basketball Hall of Fame member Bill Russell in 1934 (age 83) actor Joe Don Baker in 1936 (age 81) author Judy Blume ...


  5. (Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune) Teacher Chelsie Acosta asks a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... loyalists packed town halls and shouted down members of Congress, getting in the face of people like Sen. Arlen Specter and forcing others to cancel events entirely. Now the political pendulum has swung the other way. But it's also time for those ...


  6. Like Tea Party protests, Chaffetz town hall could be harbinger of midterm troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... the wrath of town hall-goers as well. Even in the overwhelmingly liberal city of Philadelphia, Sen. Arlen Specter was greeted by "an antagonistic, standing-room-only crowd" at a town hall on the healthcare bill. Tea Party protesters famously stormed ...


  7. Chuck Brooks Named Winner of "Cybersecurity Marketer of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 |

    ... and with the media make him truly unique." Chuck worked for many years on Capitol Hill for the late Senator Arlen Specter and covered national security, foreign affairs, and technology issues. He also was a member of the Adjunct Faculty at John ...


  8. Spicer suggests Coretta Scott King would support Sessions if she was aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | ThinkProgress

    Trump Press Secretary Sean Spicer said during Wednesday's press conference that he hopes that Coretta Scott King would regret opposing now-Sen Jeff Session's nomination to a federal judgeship in the 1980s if she were still alive. "Like Arlen Spectera S-a Sthe late Arlen Spectera S-a SI can only hope if she was still with us today, that after getting to know him and getting to see his commitment to voting and civil rights that she would share the same view that Senator Specter did, where he said that although I voted against him, from getting to know the man that he is now, I regret that vote.


  9. Spicer says he'd hope MLK Jr.'s widow would back Sessions for AGRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | New York Daily News

    ... the vote by black citizens." "His record on civil and voting rights I think is outstanding and like the late Arlen Specter I can only hope that if she was still with us today that after getting to know him and to see his record and commitment to ...


  10. Spicer: 'I can only hope' Coretta Scott King would support SessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday that he hoped Coretta Scott King, the late wife of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., would agree with a former Democratic senator who publicly retracted his opposition to Sen. Jeff Sessions, President Trump 's attorney general nominee, after voting against Sessions for a different position years earlier. Former Sen. Arlen Specter, who died in 2012, said in 2009 that he regretted voting against Sessions' confirmation to a federal judgeship in 1986 over allegations of racism because, after getting to know the Alabama lawmaker, he learned that Sessions was "an egalitarian."


  11. Arcane Senate rule used to silence Elizabeth Warren has been...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 |

    ... men to shake hands, and debate resumed. The incident was stricken from the Senate record. - Republican Sen. Arlen Specter didn't enjoy it in 2007 when Democratic Sen. Harry Reid called Republican senators "puppets" of then-President George W. Bush . ...


  12. Thomas Hardiman, the non-Ivy League Supreme Court candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    ... he became active in politics, including donations to George W. Bush and Republican (later Democratic) Sen. Arlen Specter. Hardiman has long been a judicial star. He was only 37 years old when he became a federal judge. In 2007, George W. Bush ...


  13. Donald Trump and the Media's Vote Fraud DenialistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 |

    ... chairwoman, Ann Anstine. Just behind her stands a friend who in the day was a staffer for then-GOP Senator Arlen Specter. At the center of the photo is Bruce Marks -then a young Republican State Senator for whom all the others are present as this is ...


  14. Susan and Jeff: A love storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Republican Journal

    ... staked out a position on women's rights that is worse than that of former Republican Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter, who in 1986 voted against Sessions' nomination for a federal judgeship because of Sessions' veritable smorgasbord of racist quotes. ...


  15. Court races take shape; Marino mum on ethicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | The Times-Tribune

    ... in the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Back in 2003, in President George W. Bush's first term, U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter pushed the judge's name as a potential nominee for federal appeals courts. First, it was for one of two openings on the U.S. 3rd ...


  16. W.Pa GOP Guv hopeful taps top Trump advisers for possible run, report: Thursday Morning CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 |

    ... John Brabender to help him win the GOP's 2018 gubernatorial nomination. Urban , a former top aide to the late Arlen Specter -turned-big shot political consultant, was Trump's senior adviser in Pennsylvania during last fall's presidential campaign. ...


  17. Sessions Swats Down Bigotry Charges on Day One of AG Confirmation HearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | National Review Online

    ... tenure in the Senate, and to plaudits from Senate colleagues, including former Pennsylvania senator Arlen Specter, who late in his career (and after becoming a Democrat) expressed regret for sinking Sessions' nomination for a federal judgeship in ...


  18. Susan Collins Just Disgraced Herself at Jeff Sessions's Confirmation HearingRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | The Nation

    ... Conference on Civil Rights. They were joined by two Republicans, Charles Mathias Jr. of Maryland and Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, in refusing to recommend the approval of the nomination. And Mathias joined the Democrats in effectively blocking the ...


  19. Limousine Liberal Journalist Admits Detachment From Middle AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Right Wing News

    ... of poor Eastern European immigrants, and was raised a Republican. However, he worked for former Republican Arlen Specter, and after working for him, admitted he really belonged on the left, voting for Barack Obama in 2008 and leaving the Republican ...


  20. How Sessions lost in '86 confirmation battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Hill

    ... witnesses testified that the then-U.S. attorney had made racially charged remarks. Neither could GOP Sens. Arlen Specter (Pa.) or Charles Mathias Jr. (Md.), who sided with Democrats on the Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee to stop Sessions's ...