Information on
Senator Arlen Specter

of Pennsylvania

[Arlen Specter]
Extended Contact Information Political Profile
DC Address:The Honorable Arlen Specter
United States Senate
711 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510-3802
DC Phone:202-224-4254
DC Fax:202-228-1229
Email Address:http://specter.senate.gov/index.cfm?FuseAction=ContactInfo.Home
WWW Homepage:http://specter.senate.gov/

District Offices:
    Federal Building, Suite B-120
17 Park Row
Erie, PA 16501
Voice: 814-453-3010
FAX: 814-455-9925
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    600 Arch Street, Suite 9400
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1617
Voice: 215-597-7200
FAX: 215-597-0406
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    310 Spruce Street, Suite 201
Scranton, PA 18503-1413
Voice: 570-346-2006
FAX: 570-346-8499
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    Regional Enterprise Tower, Suite 1450
425 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1897
Voice: 412-644-3400
FAX: 412-644-4871
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    Federal Building, Room 1104
228 Walnut Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1714
Voice: 717-782-3951
FAX: 717-782-4920
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    Federal Building, Suite 3814
504 West Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101-1613
Voice: 610-434-1444
FAX: 610-434-1844
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    Stegmaier Building, Room 377M
7 North Wilkes Barre Boulevard
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-5249
Voice: 570-826-6265
FAX: 570-826-6266
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Party:Republican
Leadership:None
Freshman:No
Voting History:Click here   NEW
First Elected To Office:November 4, 1980
Year of Next Election:November 2, 2010
Previous Political Work:Two terms as district attorney of Philadelphia, 1966-74;Republican Nominee for Mayor of Philadelphia, 1967;Defeated for Re-election of District Attorney, 1973;Sought Republican Nomination for US Senate, 1976;Sought Republican Nomination for Governor, 1978.;
Committee Membership:
   Senate Committee on Appropriations - 3
    Subcommittee on Agriculture Rural Development and Related Agencies - 3
    Subcommittee on Defense - 3
    Subcommittee on State Foreign Operations and Related Programs - 2
    Subcommittee on Homeland Security - 4
    Subcommittee on Labor Health and Human Services Education and Related Agencies - Chair
    Subcommittee on Transportation Treasury the Judiciary and Housing and Urban Development - 3
Senate Committee on the Judiciary - Chair
    Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts - 2
    Subcommittee on Antitrust Competition Policy and Consumer Rights - 2
    Subcommittee on the Constitution Civil Rights and Property Rights - 2
    Subcommittee on Corrections and Rehabilitations - 2
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs - 2

Office Staff Personal Bio
Chief of Staff:Bill Reynolds
Scheduler:Maria Plakoudas
Legislative Counsel: Vacant
Press Secretary: Scott Hoeflich
Gender:Male
Hometown:Philadelphia, PA
Birth:On February 12, 1930
in Wichita, KS
Professional Experience
(including Military):
US Air Force, 1951-53;Attorney, Dechert, Price & Rhoads law firm, before & after serving as D.A.;
Education:University of Pennsylvania, 1951, B.A., International Relations
Yale Law School, LL.B.,1956;
Organizational Memberships:Served as assistant counsel to the Warren Commission, 1964; served on
Pennsylvania State Planning Board
White House Conf. on Youth.;
Family:Wife: Joan Levy, 2 children.
Faith:Jewish

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