Joseph B. Scarnati

New Mexico, Texas, Pennsylvania: A look at three state officials under fire

A potentially career-derailing scandal can take many forms, as politicians across the nation have shown again and again.

Here's a look at the controversies currently broiling in New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Texas. Three very different criminal cases have been lodged against New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna J. Duran, Pennsylvania Atty. Gen. Kathleen Kane and Texas Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton.


New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna J. Duran, photographed speaking to a legislative committee on July 16, 2011. (Susan Montoya Bryan / Associated Press)

New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna J. Duran

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