The Corner

Specter Out, But Gone?

Bob Costa tells me that it’s the end of an era in Pennsylvania as Arlen Specter is out. But we both wonder: Is he gone for good?

Highlights:

1:05 — Is this voters saying that Specter wasn’t reliably liberal or the rejection of a political opportunist?

2:20 — Is a White House endorsement (PA Senate, MA Senate, NJ Governor, VA Governor) the kiss of death?

3:40 — Will Specter support Sestak?

4:30 — Could Specter now run as an independent? Wouldn’t he if he could?

4:45 — What does Bob expect from Sestak vs. Toomey?

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