Ex-PA Attorney General Gets Prison Term for News Leak

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Kathleen Kane. Press photo via Flickr

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was sentenced yesterday to 10 to 23 months in prison for orchestrating an illegal news leak to damage a political enemy. The Philadelphia Inquirer says the penalty capped "a spectacular downfall for a woman once seen as one of the state's fastest-rising stars." Judge Wendy Demchick-Alloy said, "The case is about ego, ego of a politician consumed by her . . .

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