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Pa. House panel to weigh Kane impeachment plan

Written by The Associated Press | May 6, 2014 5:21 AM

A resolution calling for the impeachment of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane campaign is up for review by a legislative committee.
The House State Government Committee is to hear testimony Tuesday from allies of Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, the panel's chairman and sponsor of the resolution, no immediate vote is expected.

Metcalfe, an outspoken Republican conservative, claims the Democratic attorney general broke the law by refusing to defend Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage against a court challenge because she believes it's unconstitutional.

The resolution also cites Kane's decision to scuttle a legislative sting operation in which four Democratic state lawmakers were allegedly caught on recordings accepting money from a confidential informant. Kane, who inherited the probe when she took office last year, has said the case was too weak to prosecute.

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  • Larry img 2014-05-06 05:40

    This is why republicans need to go.

    They are not working for the needs of their constituents.

    Now the state legislators are playing the same game of distraction and politics as the federal legislators.

    Constituents are seeking legislation for the workers, families, and quality of life issues.

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