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60! Gay Rights Activists Up In Arms About Specter’s Reasons For Switching Teams

April 28, 2009


In a stunning blow to gay rights activists, Senator Arlen Specter has been converted and switched teams according to CNNDeveloping…

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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