Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Releases Statement on Passing of Former Senator Arlen Specter

Oct 14, 2012, 16:42 ET from Pennsylvania Office of the Governor

HARRISBURG, Oct. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today released the following statement on the passing of former Senator Arlen Specter:

"For more than five decades, Arlen Specter lived a life devoted to public service on behalf of the people of Pennsylvania and the United States. Pennsylvania has lost a political figure whose career stretched from Philadelphia's City Hall to the chambers of the U.S. Senate. We are saddened to hear of his death."

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SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor