Pennslyvania Attorney General Stands Trial On Perjury Charges

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In this April 20, 2016 file photo, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane arrives for a pretrial hearing in her grand jury leak case at the Montgomery County courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Matt Rourke/AP)

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a Democrat, went on trial this week on perjury and obstruction of justice charges.

Prosecutors allege that Kane leaked grand jury evidence to get revenge on a political rival, and then lied about it.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young gets the latest from WHYY’s Katie Colaneri.


Katie Colaneri, reporter for WHYY in Philadelphia. She tweets @KatieColaneri.

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