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Attorney General Kathleen Kane Meets The Press

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Kane said Wednesday that criminal charges threatening to end her career were filed as part of an effort by state prosecutors and judges to conceal pornographic and racially insensitive emails they circulated with one another.

Embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane faced the media yesterday.She addressed the charges connected to her alleged leak of secret grand jury materials. Claiming she’s innocent of any wrongdoing Kane did not take questions. While Kane refuses to resign her post, a number of politicians are waiting in the wings to take her place. Joining us to discuss the latest travails of AG Kathleen Kane is Philadelphia Daily News Political Columnist John Baer.

Also in the program, Commonwealth Foundation President and CEO Matthew Brouillette shares their approach to budget negotiations and travel contributor Elaine Labalme shares some "carpe diem" roadtrips.

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