Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s meteoric rise in state politics may be the start of something bigger.
State political analysts Terry Madonna and Michael Young, in their latest “Politically Uncorrected” column, say that Kane, in less than one year, has become the state’s “reigning political star.”
Speculation about the Democrat’s political future, they say, range from a late entry into this year’s gubernatorial race to a possible run in 2016 against U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa.
The analysts cite four reasons for Kane’s early success: Gender appeal, a backlash against Gov. Tom Corbett for his prosecution in the Jerry Sandusky scandal, her performance in office and “charisma in a charisma starved state.”
Read the full column here.
– John Guerriero