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2009-06-10 10:06:00

Bills in U.S. Senate & House will help eliminate barriers that discourage doctors from ordering life-saving tests WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late yesterday U.S.

2009-06-01 11:32:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senators Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) and John Cornyn (R-Tex.) will speak to more than 250 providers of home medical equipment and services during the American Association for Homecare Washington Legislative Conference, June 2-3, 2009 at the Capital Hilton.

2009-05-19 07:57:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator Arlen Specter had to withdraw as a speaker at a conference on "Libel Lawfare" hosted by the Middle East Forum (http://www.meforum.org/) today in Washington, D.C., along with the Federalist Society, the Center for National Security Law and the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression. In light of an inaccurate and misleading press release issued by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, several points need to be clarified...

2009-04-29 11:20:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today issued the following statement in response to U.S. Senator Arlen Specter's announcement that he has joined the Democratic Party: "I welcome Senator Specter to the Democratic Party.

2009-04-28 14:32:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Senator Arlen Specter (?-Penn) switched political parties from Republican to Democrat. Tom McClusky, Senior Vice President of FRC Action, the legislative arm of Family Research Council, had this to say: "Senator Specter's actions today come as no surprise.

2009-04-22 10:22:00

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Measure to Protect Lives and Preserve Independence of Blind Americans WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Arlen Specter (R-PA) today introduced a bill, S.

2009-02-18 14:53:00

Divided We Fail Holds Rare Town Hall Meeting With U.S. Senator Arlen Specter on the Urgent Need to Fix Rising Health Care Costs PHILADELPHIA, Feb.

2009-02-11 12:58:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by AARP Pennsylvania: WHO: AARP will host a town hall meeting with U.S.

2008-07-15 18:00:42

Sen. Arlen Specter has completed his last scheduled round of chemotherapy. He says he plans to celebrate with a martini and dinner with friends. The 78-year-old Republican from Pennsylvania traveled to Washington on Monday after receiving the 12th and final dose at a Philadelphia hospital.

2008-06-17 21:00:17

A coalition of conservation and community groups is calling on Congress to force coal companies to pay the U.S. government mining royalties. The Pennsylvania AML Campaign, comprised of 200 groups, has urged U.S. Sens.

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