Today's Question: Is Sen. Specter's party switch a game changer?

Thursday, April 30, 2009 | 3:55 p.m. CDT; updated 4:17 p.m. CDT, Thursday, April 30, 2009

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter switched political parties from Republican to Democrat. The move has the potential of netting the Democrats a 60-seat majority in the Senate — if Al Franken's bid in Minnesota is secure — which enables them to end a filibuster on a bill.