Arlen Specter

But Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s win shows it might be coming.
The pundits who wouldn't stop haranguing Barack Obama to reach across the aisle seem to have lost their voices.
Philadelphia's Theatre Exile's entertaining production of Bruce Graham's commissioned play, Rizzo, has opened to largely positive reviews that I found well deserved. However, after the applause left me, I found myself strangely unsettled, and even sad.
It was a cool blustery morning at Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg. It had taken us well over an hour to travel there through the frustrating traffic of Tampa and across the bay to Pinellas County.
UPDATE: 1:30 p.m. -- Brian Fallon, a spokesman for Schumer, told The New York Times that the senator would reintroduce the
The AP report on the death of Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter remembers him as playing "a pivotal role in several Supreme Court nominations." But it fails to mention an episode that almost changed the course of American history.
Abby, Ahmed and the Community preview the second Presidential Debate.
When I heard on Sunday that Arlen Specter had died, I sought solace in rummaging through personal remnants of our 30-year friendship.
In 2005, Specter announced that he was being treated for non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. He recovered, but the illness resurfaced
Researchers aren't sure exactly how non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is caused, but there are some factors that can increase the risk
UPDATE 11:20 p.m. ET: Former Sen. Arlen Specter has been hospitalized with a "serious illness," friends and family of the
The right-wing stranglehold on the GOP is pushing the party further and further away from where most Americans are on most
And a "small tent" Republican party pushes out important moderate voices. As evidence, he points to two California Republicans
In the age of modern campaigns, Sen. Dick Lugar’s political obituary could have been avoided. A year ago, the Republican
Arlen Specter doesn't exactly come across as Mr. Humility in his new book, Life Among the Cannibals. Despite the flaws of the book -- and the author -- it is nonetheless a remarkable work, as Specter courageously chastises the Republican Party for its fixation on litmus tests.
"We will wait and see what happens with Obamacare, but I will tell you if somehow Specter's Democrat opponent would have
The joke drew awkward chuckles, and co-host Joe Scarborough defended the joke as something a comedian would say, and then
"You can't win a presidency, a general election in Pennsylvania with that stand," he said. "The suburbs of places like Philadelphia
WASHINGTON -- Arlen Specter, the former senator who served Pennsylvania for 30 years, is out with a new memoir that laments