Anti-DC voters came out in Force in Pennsylvania today by beating a Five term establishment Senator Specter. His wager to change parties to save himself in a primary battle tuned up a loser. Specter switched to the Democratic side of the aisle last year after casting the critical vote in the Recovery Act. But, many believed he switched parties because he would have lost a Republican primary against Pat Toomey. […]
It’s been a tough week for Arlen Specter. He’s dropped out of the lead in his Democratic primary, falling behind Joe Sestak in exactly the way he feared he would against Pat Toomey in the Republican primary — by losing the base. In fact, Specter had a difficult time remembering exactly which base he was addressing last night: The first time Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) slipped up here Tuesday night […]
What really gets me about DemRepDem Specter was in 2001 he introduced a rule that would prevent Senators from switching parties. No wonder he is having difficulty leading in ANY Primary. What Next? Independent?
New polls out show Rep. Joe Sestak continuing to close the gap against turncoat Democrat Arlen Specter in the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic primary matchup, and incumbent New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine also narrowing his deficit in the general election contest with Republican nominee Chris Christie. Let’s start with Sestak, who this week sat for a televised interview at Netroots Nation. The Research 2000 poll conducted for DailyKos shows the Seventh […]