2010 Pennsylvania Democratic Primary

Senator Arlen Specter Specter and his Democratic primary rival Congressman Joe Sestak participated in a discussion moderated by… read more

Senator Arlen Specter Specter and his Democratic primary rival Congressman Joe Sestak participated in a discussion moderated by Pennsylvania blogger Susie Madrak and Ari Melber of The Nation at the Netroots Nation conference, an annual gathering of progressive bloggers from around the country. The Congressman did not appear together in the program. 

Senator Spector discussed his record in the Senate, including his switch earlier in April 2009 from Republican to Democrat. He also responded to questions from audience members. Other topics included climate change and health care legislation, stem cell research, and televising the U.S. Supreme Court.

Among the topics Congressman Sestak addressed were his qualifications for Senator and his support of the FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) bill.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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2010 Pennsylvania Democratic Primary

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Aug 14, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 17, 2009

Airing Details

  • Aug 14, 2009 | 11:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 2009 | 7:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2009 | 9:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 15, 2009 | 2:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2009 | 2:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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