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Putrid Pennsylvania: Kaned

Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Nightmare on Main Street Fly Title:  Putrid Pennsylvania Location:  NEW YORK Main image:  20160820_usp506.jpg JOSHUA MORROW testified that he had been taken to a parking garage and searched for a recording device. His wallet, phone and keys were taken away. Mr Morrow, a political consultant, was patted down by the security detail of Kathleen Kane, the attorney-general of Pennsylvania, before they met for lunch. Over the meal, they hatched a plot to deny illegally leaking secret documents from a grand-jury proceeding. Mr Morrow’s tale was one of many such details revealed during Ms Kane’s trial. Her tenure in office, which started with such promise, ended in a conviction on nine charges, including perjury and conspiracy, on August 15th. She resigned a day later.
Ms Kane was elected in a landslide in 2012. Not only was she the first woman to become the state’s attorney-general; she was the first Democrat to win since the job became an …

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