In a stunning blow to gay rights activists, Senator Arlen Specter has been converted and switched teams according to CNN. Developing…
Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter, facing a brutal primary fight for the Republican nomination, announced today that he is switching parties and would run for re-election in 2010 as a Democrat.
“I am unwilling to have my twenty-nine year Senate record judged by the Pennsylvania Republican primary electorate. I have not represented the Republican Party. I have represented the people of Pennsylvania,” Specter said in a statement. “I am ready, willing and anxious to take on all comers and have my candidacy for re-election determined in a general election.”
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