PA Rep. Joe Sestak Will Take Arlen Specter On In Run For Senate

In case you missed this TPM Exclusive, Arlen Specter has a primary challenger. If nothing else, this will forces Specter to remain loyal at least through 2o10. Which I suspect is more of what Sestak is trying to ensure than actually taking on the Democratic establishment as a whole. His running can only be good for us in the long wrong.

From TPM:

Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA) is privately telling supporters that he intends to run for Senate, TPMDC has confirmed.

"He intends to get in the race," says Meg Infantino, the Congressman's sister, who works at Sestak for Congress. "In the not too distant future, he will sit down with his wife and daughter to make the final decision."

The move would constitute a primary challenge to Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA), who intends to run for re-election in 2010, after having switched parties earlier this year.


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