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Former Sen. Arlen Specter dead at 82


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http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1012/82382.html?hp=t1

 

RIP Sen Specter

 

 

 

I first became aware of him at the time of his chairmanship on the senate judiciary committee, particularly at a time when he clashed with the late Sen Kennedy over Kennedy's frustration that he wasnt being granted fair time to present his case against one of Bush's nominees, Roberts if I recall correctly.

 

Then, of course, he opted to jump ship from the GOP after supporting Obamas stimulus and hence facing a tough election against now Sen Toomey.

 

He struck me as a decent man personally, though pretty much epitomized alot of what I find so disgusting about politicians in general.

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