Getting elected is the easy part; governing is the real challenge. Ask Kathleen Kane. She campaigned for attorney general on an issue that resonated with Pennsylvania voters—did the Attorney General’s Office drag its feet during the Penn State-Jerry Sandusky investigation to shield former Attorney General Tom Corbett during his campaign for governor.

Kane’s investigation of the investigation revealed no wrongdoing, but you can trace the unraveling of her career and the crisis in statewide politics to that campaign-driven decision about the Sandusky investigation.

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