Former Sen. Arlen Specter dies at 82

By Eric W. Dolan
Sunday, October 14, 2012 15:20 EDT
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Arlen Specter speaks to MSNBC
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Former Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter, a Republican turned Democrat, passed away Sunday morning at his home in Philadelphia. Specter, 82, died from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, according to his son. He underwent chemotherapy for Hodgkin’s disease in 2005 and 2008.

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Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
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