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Arlen Specter

  1. Arlen Specter Dies at 82The former Pennsylvania senator switched parties to make the deciding vote on Obamacare.
  2. Arlen Specter Hospitalized With ‘Serious’ Illness [Updated]Specter was treated for Hodgkin’s disease in 2005 and 2008.
  3. Did Harry Reid ‘Use’ Ted Kennedy’s Illness?A new book about the Obama stimulus plan says yes.
  4. Arlen Specter Compares Romney to Porn StarThe former senator has just one thing on his mind.
  5. Arlen Specter Did a Set at Caroline’s Last NightNext stop, Marc Maron’s podcast?
  6. Old Ex-Senator Performs Equally Old Jokes at Comedy ClubArlen Specter popped up in a Philadelphia comedy club last night. 
  7. Pick Your Super Tuesday Narrative!Tuesday’s vote is in the eye of the beholder.
  8. Arlen Specter Is the Only Person in the World Who Uses the Phrase ‘Smoking Dutch Cleanser’We have never heard this before.
  9. It’s a Tough Primary Day for Establishment CandidatesSpecifically, in Pennsylvania, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Oregon.
  10. Arlen Specter Had an Easy Path to Reelection But He Chose Honor Instead, Okay?Endangered Pennsylvania incumbent revises history.
  11. Elena Kagan Already Talking Smack About Current Supreme Court JusticesShe says one of the justices was “not appropriate” during his or her confirmation hearings.
  12. Senators Make Cheesy BetThe most predictable World Series bet imaginable.
  13. Craig Anthony Miller Will Probably Not Become a Republican Rallying HeroThe man who dramatically confronted Arlen Specter in Pennsylvania yesterday isn’t quite ready for prime time.
  14. The Best Health-Care Town Hall Confrontation So FarOne day God’s going to stand before you, and he’s going to judge you.”
  15. Specter Not a Traitor, Just ConfusedThe supposed Democrat walks back his earlier comment about hoping for a Norm Coleman win.
  16. Okay, We Get It, You’re Not a Loyal DemocratArlen Specter wants to seat Norm Coleman for some unexplained reason.
  17. Specter Acknowledges He’s Not Actually That LoyalWho knew?
  18. Thank/Blame Hillary for Arlen Specter’s DefectionHow her determination in last year’s Democratic primaries eventually forced Specter’s hand.
  19. The Specter FalloutDoes his party switch signal doom for the GOP, or just a rational politician worried about his own interests?
  20. Arlen Specter Gives Democrats 60 SeatsPennsylvania senator Arlen Specter, one of the few true moderate Republicans in the Senate, has announced that he will switch to the Democratic Party.
  21. Neal Boulton Drags His Wife Into the Whole Bi ThingThe ‘Genre’ editor is now bragging that he and his wife make out with the same dudes.
  22. Chris Matthews’s Potential Senate Run Sends a Thrill Up Our LegAbsurd Matthews lines like the one in the headline are exactly why we’re so excited.