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Club for Growth Speechless on Specter Switch

I just called the Club for Growth for a reaction to Sen. Arlen Specter’s (?-Pa.) announcement that he is switching to the Democratic Party and found Nachama

Thomas Dixon
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Apr 28, 2009

I just called the Club for Growth for a reaction to Sen. Arlen Specter’s (?-Pa.) announcement that he is switching to the Democratic Party and found Nachama Soloveichik, who is about to leave the Club to work for Republican 2010 Pennsylvania primary candidate and former Club head Pat Toomey, more or less speechless.

“I’m still at a loss,” said Soloveichik. “I don’t know if we’re going to put anything out.” (Legally, because she is moving over to the campaign, Soloveichik cannot put together the Club’s statement. This news broke at an inconvenient time for the group.)

The Club was taken completely by surprise and is not yet discussing the effect that Toomey’s decision may have had on forcing Specter over to the Democrats. They “found out when the rest of the world found out,” as one Club member put it.

Update: The Club for Growth says it will release a statement later today.

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