Specter Deal Angers Hill Democrats: Majority Leader Harry Reid's Difficult Position

by Benjamin Domenech on 11:49 pm April 29, 2009

“Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s deal to allow Sen. Arlen Specter to retain his seniority after he switches to the Democratic Conference has not been received well by senior senators in the party.” Specter’s switch will allow him to “leap past senior Democrats on powerful panels, including the Appropriations and Judiciary committees.” Poor Barbara Mikulski.

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