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  • Sunday shows: L. Bush, Feinstein, Specter, Bennett

     
    ABC This Week with Jake Tapper: Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) CBS Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer: Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.). CNN GPS with Fareed Zakaria: Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou....
  • Could Arlen Specter, Blanche Lincoln defy experts, buck the anti-incumbent trend and win primaries Tuesday?

     
    The narrative in Washington reads like a script from 1994. An anti-incumbent fervor is sweeping the nation. The team out of power -- then as now, the Republican Party -- is poised for a dramatic comeback. Even the speaker of......
  • Garry Shandling finds heroic acting inspiration in 'Iron Man 2'

     
    On the set of "Iron Man 2" last year, during the filming of a key scene in which a conniving military-tech tycoon named Justin Hammer -- played by Sam Rockwell -- unveils his company's new battle-suits in front of a......
  • Tuesday gives voters chance to vent

     
    U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul talks to voters this weekend at a diner in Lexington, Ky. (AP/John Flavell) by Mark Z. Barabak LOUISVILLE, Ky.--With anger all around, voters in three states will signal on Tuesday the depth of the......
  • PA Senate: Last stand for Specter?

     
    By Jim Tankersley He's the senator with nine political lives, the rider who always seems to stay one trail bend ahead of the law, that kid in the arcade who always seems to race past the time check and......
  • Arlen Specter hopes for big turnout on primary day

     
    Under drizzly gray skies, Sen. Arlen Specter visited polling places in the Mt. Airy and West Oak Lane sections of Philadelphia -- wards vital for the five-term senator to win his tough primary battle on Tuesday. Specter, a longtime Republican......
  • What Tuesday's votes really mean: Americans are mad. Incumbents beware

     
    Arlen Specter, Blanche Lincoln, Joe Sestak, Tey Grayson, Mitch McConnell....
  • In Pennsylvania, Ed Rendell's last hoorah for Arlen Specter?

     
    As the votes are counted, the Democrat governor hails the newly-minted Democrat and long-time Senate incumbent....
  • Thanks for the memories, Arlen

     
    The conventional wisdom -- which is sometimes correct -- is that Arlen Specter lost the Democratic Senate nomination in Pennsylvania because he switched parties -- an act of opportunism exploited by his opponent Joe Sestak in a devasating TV ad. But as...
  • Brand X Files: Halle Berry custody battle. 50 questions 'Lost' needs to answer. Jail for Lindsay?

     
    Halle Berry custody battle over daughter heats up: Baby daddy Gabriel Aubry wants full custody, according to reports. (Radar) Arlen Specter out, Rand Paul advances, Blanche Lincoln fights on: Tuesday's primaries signal a restless electorate unwilling to...
  • Senate financial reg vote fails

     
    by Lisa Mascaro Despite last-minute efforts to win hold-outs, the Senate fell two votes short this afternoon of the 60 needed to advance the financial regulation bill. A do-over vote could come as soon as Thursday. Two Democrats broke......
  • Specter off Reid's vote-counting list

     
    by Lisa Mascaro In "The Good Fight," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's 2008 autobiography, he writes of then-Republican Sen. Arlen Specter - he's always with us when we don't need him. No more. After Specter was defeated Tuesday night in......