There seem to be no hard feelings over President Barack Obama's apparent snub of Sen. Arlen Specter during the final days of his tailspinning campaign. Specter and Obama met for 20 minutes this afternoon, one-on-one in the Oval Office.
Specter said the president called him a couple days after the election and said they should get together once things settled down after the Memorial Day recess. But as for further details, Specter, speaking just outside the Senate floor a few minutes ago, was mum.
"We spoke about a number of items on the Senate agenda, and a number of issues that were important to Pennsylvania," he said. "And I don't think it's a good idea to talk about any of the specifics."
Did they talk about the Elena Kagan nomination? Climate legislation? Specter's plans after he leaves office?
"When you talk to the president, it promotes free discussion if it's kept on a confidential basis," he said.
"We have a good relationship," he added. "He invited me to go to Pittsburgh last week. He invites me, we talk with some frequency."