Friday, February 20, 2009
Sen. Specter Jeered For Voting For Stimulus Plan
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) ― U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter was greeted with jeers at a press conference in Cranberry Township.
Conservatives are fuming after Specter cast the deciding vote that led to the passage of President Barack Obama's stimulus plan.
Specter, 79, acknowledges his run for re-election will be tough.
He says he's not completely happy with Obama's plans but he points out that he was able to cut the price tag by over $100 billion and he says he was able to increase the amount of tax cuts.
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My Comment: Sen. Specter won 4 years ago because President Bush .... who was popular then .... went out to Pennsylvania and supported him in the primary and in the election.
This is not going to happen this time. He has burned his base, and will suffer the consequences of it.