Topic: Arlen Specter
Gallery Famous political party switches
President Obama met Wednesday with key senators of both parties to discuss the nomination and confirmation process of a Supreme Court justice to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.
04/21/2010 02:33 pm
Rep. Joe Sestak is in a tough primary race against Obama-backed Senator Arlen Specter. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs for the first time responded to questions about whether the White House offered Sestak a post to lure him out of the race.
03/16/2010 08:40 pm
President Obama is pushing for passage of healthcare reform by month’s end. Is ‘reconciliation’ that obscure?
03/09/2010 01:42 pm
Scott Brown hasn't been invited to attend Thursday's summit. But he could still play a key role in brokering a compromise.
02/24/2010 10:25 am
Massachusetts' Scott Brown was sworn into his Senate seat Thursday, giving Republicans the 41 votes needed to filibuster legislation.
02/04/2010 08:28 pm
At a meeting Wednesday, President Obama took questions from Democratic senators seen to be vulnerable in the midterm elections. The event gave candidates a chance to vent voter anger – and Obama a forum to respond to it.
02/03/2010 08:15 pm
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R) of Minnesota, talking with Bill O'Reilly of Fox News Monday night, asserted that the tea party movement will come to 'dominate' the GOP.
01/26/2010 12:24 pm
Republican Scott Brown's win in Massachusetts provides a boost for the GOP's momentum for the 2010 midterm elections. Here are five states where Republicans might pick off Senate seats this November.
01/22/2010 05:33 pm
Rep. Parker Griffith of Alabama announced Tuesday he is switching parties. That could put pressure on other conservative Democrats, especially in the Deep South, to jump ship.
12/22/2009 05:05 pm