Double Take 'Toons: McGovern, Specter RIP The senatorial careers of George McGovern (1922-2012) and Arlen Specter (1930-2012) dovetailed in 1980, when the South Dakotan failed to win re-election and the Pennsylvanian won the first of his five terms. As Taylor Jones and Randy Bish attest, each man made his mark.
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Double Take 'Toons: McGovern, Specter RIP

The senatorial careers of George McGovern (1922-2012) and Arlen Specter (1930-2012) dovetailed in 1980, when the South Dakotan failed to win re-election and the Pennsylvanian won the first of his five terms. As Taylor Jones and Randy Bish attest, each man made his mark.

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