“And in one of her only trials, Kane failed miserably, resulting in an alleged rapist of a 15-year old getting off with a conviction on lesser charges.” (PA Atty. Gen. Revised Ad)

Claim:  “And in one of her only trials, Kane failed miserably, resulting in an alleged rapist of a 15-year old getting off with a conviction on lesser charges.” (Revised Ad)

Ad(s):  Can’t Trust Kane

Sponsor(s):  Republican State Leadership Committee

Air Dates:  Can’t Trust Kane: Sept. 24-present

Total Estimated Spending On This Claim:  $165,197

Race:     Pennsylvania Attorney General

Markets:  Philadelphia, PA

Stations:  Philadelphia:  KYW, WCAU, WPHL, WPSG, WPVI, WTXF

FactCheck.org Summary:  “But that was a jury verdict, and the makers of the ad offer no evidence – other than the verdict – that Kane somehow mishandled the case. Jankowski said the verdict speaks for itself, and that if Kane was the experienced prosecutor she claims to be, she would have won a conviction on the more serious charges as well. But other than the verdict, the RSLC offers no evidence that Kane made any kind of misstep in court or otherwise mishandled the case to back up its claim that she ‘failed miserably.'”

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