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Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor, Kathleen Kane, found guilty on nine criminal charges

Calls for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane to immediately resign are mounting after the first-term Democrat was found guilty late Monday of nine criminal charges, including two felony perjury charges.

Kane, who was elected in 2012, was accused of leaking information to the media about a 2009 grand jury probe in order to get back at Frank Fina, a political rival and former state prosecutor.  Read more.

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