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Panel approves subpoena power in AG Kane impeachment probe

A legislative subcommittee investigating the possible impeachment of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane for misbehavior in office voted Tuesday to authorize its chairman to issue subpoenas.

The House Subcommittee on Courts gave Rep. Todd Stephens, R-Montgomery, the ability to demand documents and testimony and it started a process of seeking secret grand jury records and protecting possible witnesses against retaliation.

Kane, a Democrat, has been without a law license since October and awaits trial on criminal allegations she leaked grand jury information and lied about it under oath. A message left at her office seeking comment was not immediately returned. She is...

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