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Steve Forbes Sort of Thanks Specter for Card Check Vote

Elyse Woods
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Apr 07, 2009

On a conference call with Steve Forbes, who supported Pat Toomey over Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) in the 2004 Republican primary, I asked whether Specter’s switched vote against the Employee Free Choice Act gave conservatives a reason to re-elect him over Toomey or another candidate.

“I think that the primary voters will make that choice,” said Forbes. “That will be an issue in the primary, if there is a primary. But I don’t think it was a coincidence that there was a primary, and then there was an epiphany.”

“Politics works,” I said.

“Public opinion works,” said Forbes.

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Elyse Woods | As a product marketing manager, I've had the opportunity to help a variety of companies improve their sales margins and audience reaction to new products. Since I am passionate about product perception, marketing, and company statistics, I have brought commitment and positive results to the companies with which I have worked. What makes a product successful fascinates and inspires me.

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