Ponnuru: Specter Spoke Harshly of Jeffords' Shift From GOP, Proposed Rule Change Forbidding Switch

by Benjamin Domenech on 2:11 am April 29, 2009

When Jim Jeffords became an “Independent” in 2001, Specter wasn’t happy. He said, “I intend to propose a rule change which would preclude a future recurrence of a Senator’s change in parties, in midsession, organizing with the opposition, to cause the upheaval which is now resulting.”

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