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Outside Editorial: Congress appears soft on the NSA's warrantless wiretapping

...shown little backbone in response to President Bush's warrantless wiretapping. Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Arlen Specter, R-Pa., has been an exception. Specter has insisted that the wiretapping of e-mail and phone calls to overseas...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...when he declined to answer a senator's questions about the vice president and the president. Officials said Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., recently learned about Conrad's recommendation. ``I have reason to believe that Mr. Conrad has made...
Outside editorial: Politicians should eschew obfuscation

...Judge Mukasey prior to becoming attorney general would put a lot of people at risk for what has happened," Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., said Wednesday. That's a false argument. It doesn't matter whether he expresses such an opinion...
Some politicians wash their hands of VECO money

...6,000 Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo.: $5,016 Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa.: $4,000 Sen. George Voinovich,R-Ohio...Coleman of Minnesota, Jim DeMint of South Carolina, Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, John Sununu of New Hampshire, John...
Outside editorial: Alberto Gonzales must leave

...over the prerogatives of Congress to assert checks and balances on the executive branch. Ranking Republican Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., talked about retaining a special prosecutor to focus on the firing of federal attorneys who apparently...
Outside editorials: On the fate of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales

...his recollection so imprecise, his accounts so "at variance with the facts," in the words of Republican Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania. What you come back to is loyalty, and the inescapable conclusion that Gonzales was throwing himself...
My turn: Five senators worked to improve Patriot Act

...nor is it the last piece of legislation we will consider on the subject. In fact, I was pleased to join with Sen. Arlen Specter, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, in introducing separate legislation that addressed each of the concerns...
Murkowski's campaign inconsistent with responsibility, legacy

...she chose a path inconsistent with personal responsibility and the Murkowski legacy. She, like Charlie Crist, Arlen Specter, Mike Castle and others didn't like the outcome of the process in which she was a willing and active participant...
Tuesday elections: bad for incumbents

...personalities peculiar to individual races. Take the defeat of the veteran Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-Democrat Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania. An 80-year-old in his fifth term, Specter is the consummate insider. In his victory speech...
Don't wait until it's too late for a graceful exit

...legacies. And then we have the politicians who labor under the false impression that no one else can fill their shoes. Arlen Specter, 80 years old and a survivor of two bouts of cancer and an incident of cardiac arrest, switched political parties...


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