Rep. Joe Sestak, riding a wave of discontent with Washington, defeated incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter in the Democratic primary Tuesday, ending the career of the longest serving senator in Pennsylvania history.
Specter, 80, left the Republican Party last year in hopes of surviving, but lost his bid for a sixth term despite the backing of the Democratic establishment, from President Obama to Gov. Rendell and most of organized labor.
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Comment: A victory for those that desire the complete break up of the oligarchy. This was long overdue.