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Arlen Specter (D)

Senate - Pennsylvania

Votes with party


of 516 votes

111th Congress


of 173 votes

How they voted

Member Most DEMS
Agreed to VOTE 298

Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty

Agreed to VOTE 281

Repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Rejected VOTE 278


Agreed to VOTE 276

Extension of Bush tax cuts

Passed VOTE 257

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Passed VOTE 73

S 160

Passed VOTE 61

H R 1

Passed VOTE 31

Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act

Passed VOTE 14

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009

Passed VOTE 309

S 1927

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Arlen Specter
Senator, Pennsylvania
  • 2009-2011
About Arlen Specter

SPECTER, Arlen, a Senator from Pennsylvania; born in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kans., February 12, 1930; attended the public schools; graduated, University of Pennsylvania 1951; graduated, Yale University Law School 1956; served in the United States Air Force 1951-1953; admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in 1956 and commenced practice in Philadelphia; ...