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State Probes Philly Lawmakers Targeted in Abandoned Sting

The State Ethics Commission is examining four Philly-based lawmakers who reportedly took money in a sting operation later abandoned by Attorney General Kathleen Kane, one […]

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Kathleen Kane’s Bad Choices

There’s a proposal floating around Harrisburg that would downsize our bloated Pennsylvania government: It would cut seats from both the legislature and judiciary, and eliminate […]

• Frank Fina, (pictured right, behind Seth Williams) who investigated the case and then moved to the D.A.’s office, used op-ed space to challenge Kane to be more forthcoming on her decision. Why didn’t he use his op-ed space — or any public forum — to make the argument for what charges should’ve been brought, and why?
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Seth Williams Takes Abandoned Sting to Grand Jury

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams will present evidence from Kathleen Kane’s abandoned sting to a grand jury, letting the jury decide if charges should be […]

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Kane Will Turn Over Sting Files, After All

After double-dog daring Seth Williams to prosecute the now-legendarily abandoned sting case involving Philly Democrats — and then appearing to take back the offer over […]

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In Abandoned Sting Operation, Liquor Privatization Was Bait

Here’s a question about the abandoned sting that has Kathleen Kane in so much trouble these days: How close did it come to criminalizing normal […]

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Report: Abandoned Sting Started With Diverse Targets

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has said she abandoned the sting operation that caught Philly Democrats taking cash on tape, in part, because the investigation […]

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Tom Corbett Wants No Blame for Kathleen Kane’s Abandoned Sting

Tom Corbett has enough problems of his own. He doesn’t need to get on board Kathleen Kane’s sinking ship. Gov. Corbett was, of course, one […]

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The Abandoned Sting Case Might Be Bigger Than You Thought

A judge on Thursday agreed to a request from several Pennsylvania media organizations to unseal investigative records from the abandoned sting that had caught five […]

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Kathleen Kane Just Turned The Abandoned Sting Case Into a Double-Dog Dare

The abandoned sting case — and it’s going to be with us awhile, now, clearly, so let’s come up with a clever name for it […]

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Activist Brings “Private” Charges Against Lawmakers in Sting

Gene Stilp carries on where Kathleen Kane wouldn’t. PennLive reports: Self-styled political activist Gene Stilp filed a private criminal complaint Tuesday against three sitting state […]

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Pittsburgh Paper Asks Court to Unseal Sting Records

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has asked a Dauphin County judge to unseal records in the abandoned sting operation that caught Philly Democrats on tape taking cash […]