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Obama's Agenda Could Benefit as Specter Switches Parties

Republican Senator Arlen Specter's surprise decision to switch sides and join the Democrats brings the U.S. Senate closer to the coveted 60 votes needed to block filibusters. Loyola University professor and political scientist Alan Gitelson says it wasn't an unexpected move.

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