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  Senator Arlen Specter dies; he was 82

Nightly News with Lester Holt, Oct. 14, 2012

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Casey: Specter worked 'across party lines'

  Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey says that Arlen Specter 'worked to solve problems across party lines.

Arlen Specter: 1930 - 2012

  The Republican-turned-Democrat, who played a key role in many Supreme Court nominations, was 82.

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  Arlen Specter dies at 82

Former Pennsylvania senator Arlen Specter dies of cancer at his home in Philadelphia. He was 82. Msnbc's Alex Witt talks talks with The Daily Beast Eleanor Clift and Politico's Rachel Smolkin.

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