Arlen Specter, a former U.S. Senator who made headlines toward the end of his career by switching from the Republican Party to the Democratic side, passed away yesterday after a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

He was 82.

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Lena Dunham is unafraid to expose various body parts on HBO's smash new comedy, Girls. Seriously: she's naked A LOT.

In real life, meanwhile, the actress/director/writer is equally unafraid of expressing her political views, which she did yesterday via Twitter.

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