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Divided Pennsylvania Senate panel supports Kane removal vote

A select panel of Pennsylvania senators split along partisan lines Wednesday but endorsed an eventual floor vote on whether to remove state Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office because she lacks a valid law license.

The Special Committee on Senate Address voted 4-3 to hold a floor vote, but that's not likely to occur unless the state Supreme Court rules against a pending request by Kane, a Democrat, to have her license reinstated.

"We believe that this matter should be decided, either up or down, by the full Senate, after they have had an opportunity to review the documents," said the chairman, Sen. John Gordner, R-Columbia.

Kane spokesman Chuck Ardo...

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