BISHOP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF ARLEN SPECTER
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released a statement regarding the passing of Arlen Specter, former Senator of Pennsylvania.
“Arlen Specter will always be remembered, not only by the impact he left with the people of Pennsylvania and on the political landscape of our country, but for the pragmatic independence he consistently brought to the table here in Congress,” said Congressman Bishop. “My thoughts and prayers go out to former Senator Arlen Specter’s family and loved ones during this period of loss.”
Serving Pennsylvania as a Senator from 1981 to 2011, Arlen Specter passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2012.