Former Senator Arlen Specter Has Died

Discussion in 'Up to the Minute' started by BetteDavisEyes, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. BetteDavisEyes

    BetteDavisEyes "Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy

    Messages:
    23,237
    Likes Received:
    52
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Longtime GOP Senate moderate Arlen Specter dies

    By PETER JACKSON, AP
    56 minutes ago

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, the outspoken Pennsylvania centrist whose switch from Republican to Democrat ended a 30-year career in which he played a pivotal role in several Supreme Court nominations, died Sunday. He was 82.

    Specter, who announced in late August that he was battling cancer, died at his home in Philadelphia from complications of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, said his son Shanin. Over the years, Arlen Specter had fought two previous bouts with Hodgkin lymphoma, overcome a brain tumor and survived cardiac arrest following bypass surgery...

    http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/news-general/20121014/US.Obit.Arlen.Specter/
     
  2. Loading...


  3. reportertype

    reportertype Dogs are awesome!

    Messages:
    2,927
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    RIP Senator.
     
  4. wfgodot

    wfgodot Former Member

    Messages:
    30,162
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    RIP, Mr Single Bullet Theory.
     
  5. Linda7NJ

    Linda7NJ New Member

    Messages:
    30,906
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Knew him, loved him, will miss him. R.I.P.
     
  6. Reader

    Reader New Member

    Messages:
    7,020
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
  7. hollyblue

    hollyblue It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen t

    Messages:
    9,113
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    RIP Senator Spencer. A good man. Condelences to his family and friends. So sorry for the loss. :rose:
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice