Specter, who represented Pennsylvania in the Senate from 1981 to 2011, died Sunday at his home in Philadelphia from complications of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. He was 82.
May 18, 2010Sen. Arlen Specter arrives at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center to await the results of the Democratic primary on May 18, 2010. Specter lost to challenger Rep. Joe Sestak, who then lost to Pat Toomey in the general election.Melina Mara/THE WASHINGTON POST