Arlen Specter, U. S. Senator (Republican, PA), Statement, Senate Judiciary Hearing, September 15, 2005
Eigen's Political and Historical Quotations
Arlen Specter was an American lawyer, author, and politician who served as United States Senator for Pennsylvania. Specter was a Democrat from 1951 to 1965, then a Republican from 1965 until 2009, when he switched back to the Democratic Party. First elected in 1980, he represented Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate for 30 years.