Senator Specter one of three Republicans to vote for stimulus package

    Pennsylvania’s Arlen Specter was one of only three Republican Senators to vote for the Obama administration’s economic stimulus plan. Specter says the “very tough” but “necessary” vote” puts him in a “perilous” political position. WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

    Pennsylvania’s Arlen Specter was one of only three Republican Senators to vote for the Obama administration’s economic stimulus plan. Specter says the “very tough” but “necessary” vote” puts him in a “perilous” political position. WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

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