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Friday Talking Points -- As The Turd Tornado Turns...

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.20.2016 | Home
Chris Weigant

The week began with a speech Donald Trump read off a TelePrompTer. And in a stunning development -- are you sitting down? -- he then did not stomp all over his message by saying monumentally stupid things for the rest of the week. No, really!

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane Resigns After Perjury Conviction

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 08.16.2016 | Home

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced her resignation on Tuesday, one day after a jury convicted her of pe...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane Found Guilty Of Perjury

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 01.04.2017 | Home

A jury on Monday convicted Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane of all counts in her politically charged perjury trial stemming from allegation...

Crimes and Punishments?

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 04.23.2016 | Home
Christopher Brauchli

The difference between Texas and Pennsylvania is that the legislators in Pennsylvania are willing to take steps to remove someone from office who fails to see why she shouldn't continue to serve. Legislators in Texas see nothing wrong in having an attorney general under indictment continuing to serve.

Sex, Lies, and Wrongful Conviction: Kathleen Kane's Other Scandal

Lorenzo Johnson | Posted 02.11.2017 | Home
Lorenzo Johnson

When prosecutors and judges feel comfortable sending each other racist and sexually explicit emails for fun, something is wrong. This same cozy and corrupt system allowed my innocence to be swept under the rug for years. It's time for accountability and justice for me and so many others who have suffered from wrongful convictions.

Pennsylvania Senate Panel May Remove Embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov 8 (Reuters) - A special committee of the Pennsylvania Senate will begin a series of hearings on Monday on whether the Senate shou...

Top Prosecutor Keeps Releasing Raunchy Emails, Stirring Further Scandal

AP | Sara Bondioli | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Facing criminal charges, relieved of her law license and threatened with removal by the Legislature, Pennsylvania's attorney ...

Court Suspends Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's Law License

AP | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.04.2017 | Home

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court is ordering the suspension of Attorney General Kathleen Kane's law license, a step that could tr...

Pennsylvania Court Releases Trove Of Pornographic Emails Sent By State Officials

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug 26 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday unsealed a trove of pornographic emails exchanged by state officials yea...

Nearly Half Of Pennsylvania Voters Want Kathleen Kane To Resign

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.25.2015 | Home

Almost half of Pennsylvania voters want Kathleen Kane, the state's embattled Democratic attorney general, to step down, according to a Quinnipiac Univ...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane Uses Twin Sister As Decoy While Entering Court

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 08.24.2015 | Home

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane used her twin sister as a media decoy while she entered court Monday for a preliminary hearing on charges ...

Judge To Decide Whether Kathleen Kane Will Face Perjury Trial

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.24.2015 | Home

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug 24 (Reuters) - Prosecutors on Monday will lay out the details of their criminal case against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathle...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane Is Arraigned

Reuters | Sam Levine | Posted 08.08.2015 | Home

NORRISTOWN, Pa., Aug 8 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane appeared before a magisterial district judge on Saturday via video conf...

Week to Week News Quiz for 8/7/15

John Zipperer | Posted 08.07.2016 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Take our latest Week to Week news quiz to find out why you weren't invited for the prime-time GOP debate. Here are some random but real hints: he was...

Grand Jury Urges Charges Against Pennsylvania Attorney General

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2015 | Home

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan 8 (Reuters) - A grand jury has recommended criminal charges against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane for alleged gra...

Official: Child Images In Email Scandal Were 'Deplorable,' But Not Pornographic

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2015 | Home

By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov 19 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's top prosecutor believes "deplorable" images of children found in a ...

Porn Scandal Could Propel Plan W's Success

Laura Goldman | Posted 12.03.2014 | Home
Laura Goldman

The recent porn scandal involving Pennsylvania government officials, combined with questions about the handling of the investigation into former Penn State Jerry Sandusky's child molestation charges, could be a tipping point for Pennsylvania women.

Pennsylvania Blames Woman For Her Own Rape

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.26.2014 | Home

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (D) is distancing herself from her office's response to a former state employee who was raped, saying she ...

Pennsylvania Officials In Porn Email Scandal Named By Attorney General

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2014 | Home

By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's attorney general on Thursday identified top state officials who rece...

Jason Linkins

Taxpayers Forced To Pay To Defend Unpopular Gay Marriage Ban | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.07.2013 | Home

A February poll by Franklin & Marshall College found that Pennsylvanians, by a 52 to 41 percent margin, support marriage equality. An August poll, als...

County Official Defies State's Contentious Gay Marriage Ban

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.23.2013 | Home

A Pennsylvania county official is standing up in the face of state's same-sex marriage ban. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday that D. Bruc...

Pennsylvania AG Abandons State Gay Marriage Ban

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.11.2013 | Home

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (D) announced Thursday that she would not defend the state's gay marriage ban against a lawsuit filed by t...

Laura Bassett

GOP Group Still Airing False Ad About Rape Case In Pennsylvania | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home

The Republican State Leadership Committee continued on Monday night to run an erroneous television ad against Pennsylvania's Democratic Attorney Gener...

Laura Bassett

GOP Group Pulls Ad About Kathleen Kane After Rape Victim's Father Calls It A Lie | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.22.2012 | Home

The Republican State Leadership Committee has decided to stop running an attack ad against Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania's Democratic candidate for atto...

Matt Sledge

In State AG Campaigns, Foreclosure Often The Missing Issue | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.18.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The nation's attorneys general flexed their legal muscles earlier this year when they signed off on a $25 billion national mortgage settle...