BREAKING: Arlen Specter (R-PA) to Switch to Democratic Party
Sources have confirmed to RedState.com that Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter has decided to switch parties from Republican to Democrat.. Multiple House and Senate sources are telling RedState that Specter has concluded there is “no way he can win” a contested Republican primary in Pennsylvania, and that an announcement of his intent to switch from Republican to Democrat could come as early as today. A “moderate” | Read More »
Arlen Specter, Susan Collins, and Olympia Snowe
What do Arlen Specter, Susan Collins, and Olympia Snowe have in common? Arlen Specter, Susan Collins, and Olympia Snowe are, together, the reason we will be, come Monday (or Friday, if President Obama departs entirely from character and keeps his word for once), $787,000,000,000.00 further in debt, with nothing but ultra-funded pet pork projects in heavily Democratic districts to show for it. Bravo, Arlen Specter, | Read More »
Porkulus Betrayal Finalized?
Multiple sources are reporting that Republican Senators Arlen Specter, Olympia Snowe, and Susan Collins have reached an agreement with Democrats on a final $780 billion version of the so-called “stimulus” package. Way to sell out your team, folks. Update by Jeff: According to the AP, Democrats expect this “bipartisan” agreement to be little more than a formality necessary to get the bill through the Senate | Read More »
And Then There Were Two?
Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) just said in a radio interview that only two “Republican” Senators are still actively attempting to provide the Democrats “bipartisan” cover for their nearly $1,000,000,000,000.00 borrow-and-spend bill. Based on what I’ve been hearing from around the Hill, and Roll Call’s report that Sen. Collins (R-ME) was having misgivings about betraying her party and constituents, those two are (definitely) Arlen Specter (PA) | Read More »