Topic: Arlen Specter
Democrat Mark Critz won the special election Tuesday in PA-12 – a Pennsylvania congressional district where President Obama has a 35 percent approval rating. In some ways, his campaign could be a model for Democrats in the November election.
05/19/2010 06:17 pm
Joe Sestak and Rand Paul defeat incumbents with high-level endorsements.
05/19/2010 02:46 pm
Tuesday's primaries signal a restless electorate unwilling to follow the behest of either party establishment. Sen. Arlen Specter lost in Pennsylvania. 'Tea party' pick Rand Paul is GOP's Senate candidate in Kentucky. Sen. Blanche Lincoln faces a runoff in Arkansas.
05/19/2010 09:19 am
Anti-incumbent sentiment could be pivotal in Tuesday’s votes. Blanche Lincoln and Arlen Specter, both Democratic senators, are facing tough challenges from the left.
05/18/2010 09:41 am
The Tuesday primaries will be dominated by four key races in three states – Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Arkansas. On election eve, here is the central question to each race.
05/17/2010 03:59 pm
Arlen Specter, who switched parties last year to avoid a primary duel with a more conservative candidate, faces a tough election.
05/17/2010 11:03 am
Polls are showing Sen. Arlen Specter trailing challenger Rep. Joe Sestak in the Democratic race for US Senate in Pennsylvania. Will he be the latest incumbent casualty?
05/11/2010 05:56 pm
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan will be questioned vigorously during Senate confirmation hearings. But she was confirmed last year as solicitor general – and won seven Republican votes.
05/10/2010 02:53 pm
Primary elections results from Tuesday saw establishment candidates – incumbents and those favored by party leaders in Washington – face stiff opposition from challengers.
05/05/2010 03:30 pm
Gov. Charlie Crist suddenly appears competitive as a political independent in his Senate race. Was his departure from the GOP a sign of turmoil in the party, or are there other factors at play?
05/01/2010 09:16 am