Specter Remains Opposed to EFCA

Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania yesterday said he would join the Democratic Party and leave the Republicans, which puts the Senate closer to a 60-seat Democratic majority.

WASHINGTON — Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania yesterday said he would join the Democratic Party and leave the Republicans, which puts the Senate closer to a 60-seat Democratic majority.

However, Specter said he remained opposed to the Employee Free Choice Act, a bill in both houses that is opposed by retailers and supported by unions.

"My change in party affiliation does not mean that I will be a party-line voter any more for the Democrats that I have been for the Rep

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