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FILE - In a June 29, 2010 file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., left, talks with committee member Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a break in Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's confirmation hearing before the committee. Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, longtime Senate moderate and architect of one-bullet theory in JFK death, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. He was 82. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)