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  1. Pa. Democrats Pick Establishment's Senate Candidate Katie McGintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... 2010, Sestak earned the enmity of party leaders by running in the primary and beating party-endorsed candidate Arlen Specter after the longtime Republican U.S. senator switched his registration. His supporters said he earned another chance to run ...

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  2. Bitter Pennsylvania Senate primary has Democratic establishment on edgeRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    ... after President Barack Obama was sworn into office in 2009, Biden and Democratic leaders wooed the late-Sen. Arlen Specter, a long-time moderate Republican, to switch parties, effectively giving the White House a resounding supermajority in the ...

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  3. The Other Anti-Establishment Candidates to Watch on TuesdayRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | Common Dreams

    ... explained last month that Sestak "riled party leaders by running and successfully winning against then-Sen. Arlen Specter (D) in 2010. He then lost to Toomey by 2 points in the general election." But Sestak doesn't seem to mind. In fact, when ...

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  4. Pennsylvania Democrats Want to Know: Why McGinty?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Roll Call

    ... for which he was never charged). Sestak won re-election easily in 2008 and defeated Democratic incumbent Arlen Specter in the 2010 Democratic Senate primary before losing to Toomey by just two points during the historic Republican wave that year. A ...

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  5. I owe Monica Lewinsky an apologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | LEO Weekly

    ... but they also happen at the hands of women. Women are not immune to misogyny." Maybe not, but I watched Sen. Arlen Specter and his cronies attempt to annihilate Anita Hill while she testified in his confirmation hearings that Justice Clarence Thomas ...

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  6. A Spy's StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Townhall

    ... the claim that American spies are listening to your phone calls and reading your emails. He recalls Sen. Arlen Specter, at the time a Republican, later a Democrat, asking: "But how do you protect privacy?" Gen. Hayden began to explain how careful ...

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  7. A spya s storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... the claim that American spies are listening to your phone calls and reading your emails. He recalls Sen. Arlen Specter, at the time a Republican, later a Democrat, asking: "But how do you protect privacy?" Gen. Hayden began to explain how careful ...

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  8. Democratic voters have no shortage of picks in U.S. Senate primary: Tony MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | PennLive.com

    ... in Southeast Pennsylvania. But he can be mercurial and dismissive and has all of the charm of the late Arlen Specter, who once held the Senate seat he seeks. Katie McGinty has an Irish-American charm that the late House Speaker Tip O'Neil could envy ... 1 comment

  9. Pa. Democrat Senate race pits old-school vs. new-school tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Philly.com

    ... office handled. His unorthodox approach won him two terms in Congress, a 2010 primary upset over Sen. Arlen Specter and brought him within two points of Toomey. It hasn't won him friends. The former Navy officer has a reputation as obstinate, ...

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  10. The Importance of Reading Anita Hill In Her Own WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | New York Magazine

    ... and unemotional, even as members of the Senate judiciary committee, notably then Senator Joe Biden and Senator Arlen Specter, asked Hill to repeat specific instances of Thomas's harassment of her. Hill's statement, which she had prepared and read ...

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  11. Joe Sestak for the Dems: He'd be the toughest challenger to Pat ToomeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    ... under President Bill Clinton as a defense policy adviser. In 2010, after defeating newly minted Democrat Arlen Specter for the party nomination, he narrowly lost the general election to Mr. Toomey - by just two percentage points in a year that ...

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  12. Joe Sestak pitted against Dem establishment againRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    It's been six years since he shocked Democratic powerbrokers in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. Now Joe Sestak is trying to do it again. In 2010, Sestak won the Democratic senatorial nomination from Pennsylvania, beating the party leadership's preferred choice Republican-turned-Democratic Sen. Arlen Specter.

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  13. The Passing of a Memorable CharacterRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2012 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Arlen Specter was one of the most memorable politicians, and memorable characters, that I've covered in over 26 years in broadcast journalism. In fact, I have talked about him on this blog back in 2009, when the Republican senator from Pennsylvania switched parties and joined the Democrats.

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  14. 'It was just awful': The Clarence Thomas hearings, in the words of those who were thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2012 | NOLA.com

    ... had been done to me," he writes in his 2007 memoir, "My Grandfather's Son." The late then-Republican senator Arlen Specter, D-Pa., in his 2000 autobiography "Passion for Truth": Bush announced that Thomas was the "best qualified" nominee he could ...

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  15. Clinton visits Northern Light before heading to Scranton High School for speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... commissioners, is a Republican and has met Clinton a few times when Wallace worked for the late U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter. But he was still excited enough to rush down from his sixth floor office to see the former president. "Any time a presidential ...

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  16. Verbruggen accuses WADA of 'hate campaign' in complaint to IOC Ethics CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Cycling News

    USADA chief Travis Tygart shakes hands with Senator Arlen Specter at a 2009 hearing in Washington, DC about screening dietary supplements for illegal steroids. Former UCI president Hein Verbruggen has accused WADA of carrying out a "hate campaign" against him and the UCI, and he has lodged a complaint with the IOC Ethics Committee about former WADA chairman Dick Pound, WADA director general David Howman, USADA chief executive Travis Tygart and lawyer Bill Bock.

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  17. Obama Weighs In With Senate EndorsementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | News Max

    "I'm confident that there will be additional [Obama] endorsements," the White House press secretary, Josh Earnest, told me at the regular briefing for White House reporters. With Obama backing Senate hopefuls in contested primaries in Florida and now Pennsylvania, Earnest's remarks were widely interpreted as a hint the president will next give his blessings to one of a handful of Democrats vying for the seat of retiring Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer in the California primary in June.

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  18. Obama and crew cop to lobbyist loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    ... is a former three-star admiral who unseated a Republican congressman in 2006, and defeated incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter in the 2010 Senate primary, before losing to Toomey in 2010. Sestak leads McGinty in recent polls - 33 percent to 17 percent in ...

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  19. Morning Digest: Democrats avoid a redistricting disaster at the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Swing State Project

    ... same thing in 2010-in the exact same race. Back then, it spent $541,000 trying to boost party-switching Sen. Arlen Specter, who was being challenged by none other than Sestak. The effort failed, as Sestak won 54-46; Sestak went on to narrowly lose ...

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  20. DSCC spending $425,000 to help McGinty beat Sestak in Democratic primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Swing State Project

    ... same thing in 2010-in the exact same race. Back then, it spent $541,000 trying to boost party-switching Sen. Arlen Specter, who was being challenged by none other than Sestak. The effort failed, as Sestak won 54-46, though he went on to narrowly ...

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