Specter regains some seniority lost in switch

President Barack Obama speaks at a fundraising event for Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

March 19, 2010 10:54:04 AM PDT
Sen. Arlen Specter is getting back some of the seniority he lost when he switched from Republican to Democrat last year.