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Senate Chairmanship in Question for Specter

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Republicans are under pressure to deny Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) chairmanship of the committee that considers President Bush's judicial nominees, after Specter said Supreme Court nominees who are staunch abortion opponents were unlikely to be confirmed. Hear NPR's David Welna.

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