Pa.’s ‘sad parade’ of corrupt politicians

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Former Pennsylvania state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell. ( AP PHOTO / JOSE F. MORENO / The Philadelphia Inquirer )

Former Pennsylvania state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell. ( AP PHOTO / JOSE F. MORENO / The Philadelphia Inquirer )

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro charged State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell with stealing $500,000 from her own charity last week. The indictment comes as the latest in a long line of corruption scandals. WHYY political reporter Dave Davies explains why our public officials keep cheating, and what’s being done to change the culture.

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