With corruption case against associate dropped, where does former Pa. treasurer stand?

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    In this Feb. 17, 2015, file photo, former elected Pennsylvania state treasurer Rob McCord walks from the U.S. District Court in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    In this Feb. 17, 2015, file photo, former elected Pennsylvania state treasurer Rob McCord walks from the U.S. District Court in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    Good news for Chester County businessman Richard Ireland. His corruption case was dismissed yesterday by a federal judge. 

    The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Craig McCoy has been following the trial, and he joined NewsWorks Tonight’s Dave Heller to discuss why the judge made his ruling and how this might affect former state treasurer Rob McCord, who was banking on his role as star witness to soften the sentence in his own corruption case.

     

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