• More Recriminations Over Dropping of Bribery Prosecution in Pennsylvania

    By Hans von Spakovsky

    Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Photo: Newscom/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/ZUMAPRESS.com

    Over the weekend, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams criticized Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s decision to shut down a three-year investigation that caught at least five Pennsylvania Democrats taking bribes in exchange for votes and contracts—including voting against the state’s voter ID law. Williams’s criticism came in a Sunday op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer, in which he refuted Kane’s claim that the investigation was “poorly conceived, badly managed, and tainted by racism… [and] had targeted African Americans.” READ MORE...