Arlen Specter
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"Arlen Specter" was a United States Senate/United States Senator from Pennsylvania. Specter was a Democratic Party (United States)/Democrat from 1951 to 1965, then a Republican Party (United States)/Republican from 1965 until 2009, when he Party switching in the United States/switched back to the Democratic Party. First elected in 1980, he represented his state for 30 years in the Senate. Specter was a moderate who usually stayed in the Centrism/political center.

Specter was born in Wichita, Kansas, to emigrant Russian Jewish parents. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and served with the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Specter later graduated from Yale Law School and opened a law firm with Marvin Katz, who would later become a federal judge. Specter served as assistant counsel for the Warren Commission investigating the assassination of John F. Kennedy and helped devise the "single bullet theory". In 1965, Specter was elected District Attorney of Philadelphia, a position that he would hold until 1973.

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