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  • Former US Senator Arlen Specter dies of cancer at 82

    October 14, 2012 | 11:06 am

    Arlen Specter, the longtime moderate Jewish Republican senator from Pennsylvania whose surprise party switch helped pass President Obama's health-care reforms, has died.

    Specter, 82, died Sunday at his Philadelphia home following a long struggle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, his...