Senator Arlen Specter

Senator Arlen Specter Switches To Democrat

In a move that stunned fellow Republicans, US Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania announced Tuesday that he is switching to the Democratic Party, bringing the Senate majority Democrats one vote shy of the filibuster-proof ┬ánumber of 60 seats. If Al Franken of Minnesota indeed comes out the winner in that seat’s election (the recount is […]