Pa. attorney general race down to two as McCaffery takes leave

    The race for Pennsylvania attorney general just got a little smaller.

    Philadelphia attorney Dan McCaffery has decided to leave the race, citing “configuration of this race and the economic circumstances of the time.”
    That leaves just two candidates in the race — former U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy of Bucks County and former Lackawanna County prosecutor Kathleen Kane.

    Murphy is now the frontrunner, since he took the most votes at a recent state convention. McCaffery was in second and Kane third.

    Heard in the Hall reports caucus leader U.S. Rep. Bob Brady will now support Murphy.

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