Pennsylvania's Specter Survives GOP Primary Challenge

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) narrowly defeats Rep. Pat Toomey in the Pennsylvania Republican primary. The race between the moderate senator and the conservative congressman was seen as a battle for the heart of the Republican Party. Brad Linder of member station WHYY reports.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.