New D.A. takes office Monday

    After nearly two decades on the job, Philadelphia’s District Attorney is leaving her post.

    After nearly two decades on the job, Philadelphia’s District Attorney is leaving her post.

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    With just days to go before her successor is sworn in, Lynne Abraham reflected on her almost 20 years on the job. The former city housing czar, prosecutor and judge says she’s not ruling out another run for public office.

    Abraham: I’m considering every option there is available to me  that’s political including political can you tell us what some of the options are) Nope, Tom I’m not going to tell you they’ll be lots of offices open, so we’ll see how that goes.

    Abraham is receiving a payment from the city’s early retirement program, but she says she doesn’t know exactly how much it will be. Incoming D.A. Seth Williams says he’s disappointed in the transition, and wanted more time with Abraham, but she says she spoke with him as long as he wanted.

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