Remembering Former Sen. Arlen Specter's Long and Distinguished Career -- PICTURES
Updated: October 15, 2012 | 10:55 a.m.
October 14, 2012 | 1:28 p.m.
The career of former Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., who died on Sunday, October 14, 2012 (read more National Journal coverage here), stretches back decades, from his time as a Philadelphia district attorney in the early 1960s to his unsuccessful bid in 2010 for reelection as a U.S. senator from Pennsylvania.
Below are some highlights of his career.