Brad Bumsted

To what end?: The smearing of Joe Peters

HARRISBURG In the closing days of the GOP primary for attorney general, the Pennsylvania Republican Party sent a mailer showing a picture of embattled Attorney ...

How to rate Pa.'s AG candidates

HARRISBURG During a 2012 debate, Kathleen Kane, a former assistant district attorney in Lackawanna County, said she would try cases in the courtroom if she ...

Wolf painted himself into a corner, approaches early lame-duck status

HARRISBURG Pennsylvania's lone-wolf governor overplayed his hand. Legislative votes on a fiscal code bill last week emerged with veto-proof majorities. It was an ominous sign ...

What Kathleen Kane's legacy could be

HARRISBURG Attorney General Kathleen Kane might end the year wearing an orange jump suit as a state inmate or celebrating an amazing turn-around of her ...

Debunked racial targeting defense resurrected in Pa. sting case

HARRISBURG Chuck Peruto, a fierce Philadelphia defense attorney, told a court in December that he had examined records of the district attorney's office and came ...

Kathleen Kane is on a roll

HARRISBURG Any way you cut it, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has had several good weeks since March 1. Her comprehensive statewide grand jury report ...

Life at Kathleen Kane's puzzle palace

HARRISBURG A well-respected deputy attorney general finds herself jammed up as a result of a bizarre directive from Jonathan Duecker, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's ...

Scott Wagner swings for reform (if not higher office)

HARRISBURG Take a baseball bat, a dose of Donald Trump and a healthy disdain for Gov. Tom Wolf and you have Scott Wagner, the independently ...

Where does Kane's case go from here?

HARRISBURG Attorney General Kathleen Kane's decision not to run for re-election appears to have given her the chance to serve out her term through at ...

Kathleen Kane's balls & chains

HARRISBURG Theories abounded on why Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced she would not seek re-election. It was political cover that kept Senate Democrats from ...

The latest chapter in 'The Kane Chronicles'

HARRISBURG As Attorney General Kathleen Kane dodged a removal vote in the state Senate, word continued to circulate about the prospect of federal wiretap recordings ...