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Doug Gansler appointed a special prosecutor in Pennsylvania 'Porngate' case

Doug Gansler appointed a special prosecutor in Pennsylvania 'Porngate' case

Former Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has been appointed a special prosecutor in a lurid Pennsylvania corruption case involving charges that high officials exchanged pornographic and racist emails through their state accounts.

Gansler, an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor last year, was recruited for the job by embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane.

Kane, a Democrat, was charged with perjury in January for allegedly leaking grand jury information to a reporter in an effort to embarrass a political foe and then lying about it under oath. Her law license was suspended in September, but she has refused to resign her...

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