BREAKING NEWS: Specter switches to Democrat

Republican Senator Arlen Specter makes waves this morning, with sources saying he’s switching to the Democratic Party. Once Al Franken is seated, that’s 60. Specter will be placing himself squarely in the “conservative Democratic” camp.

Specter is facing a tough re-election, challenged by a harder rightwing Republican, and it looks like this finally pushed him over to the Democratic way.

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