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Former US Sen. Arlen Specter dies

...Pa. - Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, the outspoken Pennsylvania centrist...son Shanin. Over the years, Arlen Specter had fought two previous bouts...going to beat this, too.""Arlen Specter was always a fighter," Obama...
Specter's 'help' is not necessary

...Some politicians are drawn to the limelight like moths to a flame. Arlen Specter is one of them. The Pennsylvania Republican, who chairs the U...committees. This can be competently accomplished without any help from Arlen Specter.
DeMint will exit Senate to head conservative group

...25 million for the fund for the 2010 and 2012 elections.DeMint has had other successes. He opposed longtime Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, just before the veteran Republican, facing a challenge from the right, switched to become a Democrat...
Goodell defends trashing of tapes

...NFL commissioner Roger Goodell defended his actions Friday. Goodell also said he'd be willing to meet with Sen. Arlen Specter, who sent a letter to the commissioner the previous day asking why tapes shot by the New England Patriots in the cheating...
Foes of Bush overtime rules abandon effort to kill regulations abandoned their fight on Friday in the face of unrelenting pressure from the White House and the House. Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, who had been the chief Republican opponent of the new rules, agreed Friday to drop a provision killing...
Voters go forward, hang a right

...about run this country into the ground, while feathering fluffy nests they've inhabited for decades.Defeated Sen. Arlen Specter, Democrat or Republican of Pennsylvania, depending on the day, is the latest poster child for career politicians...
Seeds of a revolution

...sitting U.S. senators have been shown the door -- in primary elections, by their own parties, no less: First came Arlen Specter, D-Pa., and Robert Bennett, R-Utah -- who actually came in third in his state GOP convention.Now it appears...
TV news shows guest list

...syndicated columnist Robert Novak. CNN's "Late Edition" - California Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante; Kay; Sens. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., and Carl Levin, D-Mich.; California gubernatorial candidate state Sen. Tom McClintock; Rep. David...
Frist's retreats

...breaking with the White House position on that sensitive moral issue. The switch was termed "an earthquake" by Sen. Arlen Specter, the Pennsylvania Republican who is a chief sponsor of the expanded funding bill. Specter indicated Frist's backing...
Unions protest new overtime regulations at Labor Department

...Come on all you billionaires, give us wages that are fair." "The fight is not over yet," said Republican Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, an opponent of the changes who is facing a tough re-election bid in November. Employers have sought...