Thursday, August 13, 2009

Specter: "Town Hall Meetings Not Representative of All Americans"

by Samica Knight

Despite angry hecklers, Senator Arlen Specter believes that his town hall meetings concerning health care reform have been productive.

The Pennsylvania Senator, who recently made a switch to the Democratic party, said in the nearly 30 years that he has conducted town hall meetings, he has 'never seen people so angry.'

Specter held a press conference in Harrisburg Wednesday just hours after he faced another tough crowd of protesters concerning President Obama's health care reform bill. This, after a highly contentious town hall meeting Tuesday in Lebanon County where a heckler was shoved by another man. (read more)

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