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spectre

(US), specter
a ghost; phantom; apparition
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In this campaign, players assume the role of Specter Knight, servant to the Enchantress.
While debate lingered over his work on the Warren Commission, Specter ran successfully for Philadelphia District Attorney in 1965 on the Republican ticket.
Derrida invokes the metaphor of a specter (or specters) to embody those things which are always there and always waiting to come (or come back).
According to ASHARQ AL AWSAT, the Israelis see Assad's decision of Specter as a mediator as an intelligent one.
As I read further, I expected that the author would conclude his article with something along the lines of appointing Specter as an investigator into the Israeli piracy against the peace advocates in the high seas, would be like letting the fox guard the chicken coop.
Likewise, Specter does not discuss HIV/AIDS denial, a topic he has covered previously in The New Yorker (1).
But if a free pass for Specter would have benefited the Democratic strategy to retain control of the Senate, it would have been a disservice to democracy.
In 2007, Specter was the only Republican to vote to cut off debate on the measure; without his support, the bill as proposed seems unlikely to pass in this Congress.
Specter enjoys a 71 percent approval rating among Pennsylvania Democrats, but only 36 percent among the state's GOP voters.
Specter had also faced a tough challenge from Pat Toomey, a conservative rival, in a forthcoming senate primary polls ahead of a 2010 election.
I now find my political philosophy more in line with Democrats than Republicans," Specter said Tuesday, though he also acknowledged his partisan switcheroo came after polls showed him losing his 2010 GOP primary contest to conservative former Representative Pat Toomey.
But easily the most dominating line of questioning remained "Spygate" and Specter.