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Nine political figures who switched parties

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Former Sen. James Jeffords rocked Washington in 2001 when he quit the Republican Party and became an independent, tipping control of the Senate to the Democrats. But the Vermont lawmaker, who died Monday, hardly was the first high-profile political figure to forsake his party. Here are eight others who left their party or switched political allegiances. Arlen Specter Arlen Specter (Photo:...

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