Former Sen. Arlen Specter Dies After Battle With Cancer
Description:Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter -- who embodied a dying breed of liberal Republicanism, switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career -- died after a lengthy battle with cancer, his family announced Sunday.
Specter died of complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma on Sunday morning at his home in Philadelphia, his family said. He was 82.(0:57)