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Watch former senator Arlen Specter do stand-up comedy

Watch former senator Arlen Specter do stand-up comedy

By | December 28, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments

Politicians usually work the crowd, fishing for votes,but last night during an open-mic night at Helium Comedy Club in Philly, former Sen. Arlen Specter worked the room, trawling for laughs, and he caught a cadre of lawmakers in his net. A Republican during most of his...

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Arlen Specter: closeted comedian?

By | August 21, 2009 at 1:07 pm | No comments

Continuing to further his reputation as an enigma wrapped in a mystery, Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA) pulled out some unexpected comedy chops while hosting a benefit show at the Pittsburgh Improv on Thursday. The senator, who made headlines earlier this year when he abruptly...

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