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HARRISBURG — The latest on the Pennsylvania Senate’s plan for a vote on Wednesday to remove Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):

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2:20 p.m.

As Pennsylvania state senators debate whether to order the removal of Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office, the House of Representatives is advancing a second process to explore Kane’s removal.

The House voted 170-12 on Wednesday to authorize the Judiciary Committee to make a recommendation about whether Kane should be impeached.

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Ron Marsico has said committee work on a Kane impeachment process could be finished in May or June.

In the meantime, the Senate is in its second hour of debate over whether it should invoke a section of the state constitution last used in 1891 to remove Kane from office. Kane’s called the Senate’s maneuver unconstitutional, but hasn’t said what she’ll do if it passes.

Republican senators have argued in favor of removing Kane, while all but one Democrat has opposed it during debate.

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12:10 p.m.

Pennsylvania senators are debating whether to remove from office Attorney General Kathleen Kane, on grounds her lack of an active law license has made it impossible to do her job.

The Senate on Wednesday began debate under a section of the state constitution that allows it to order the removal of civil officers with a two-thirds vote of approval.

The measure passed out of a committee on party lines, with all Republicans in favor and all Democrats opposed. Kane is a Democrat.

Kane’s called the maneuver unconstitutional but hasn’t said what she’ll do if it passes.

Her law license is under temporary, indefinite suspension while she fights criminal charges of leaking secret grand jury material and lying about it.

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11:57 a.m.:

A resolution to remove Pennsylvania’s attorney general because her law license is suspended is on the Senate floor for a vote of all members.

The Senate Rules Committee voted on Wednesday to advance the measure that targets Attorney General Kathleen Kane.

All 10 Republicans on the committee are in favor of the resolution, while all six Democrats are against it.

The Senate is acting under a section of the state constitution that allows it to order the removal of civil officers with a two-thirds vote of approval.

Kane’s called the maneuver unconstitutional but hasn’t said what she’ll do if it passes.

Her law license is under temporary, indefinite suspension while she fights criminal charges of leaking secret grand jury material and lying about it.

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3:01 a.m.:

Pennsylvania’s attorney general faces a vote in the state Senate on whether she should be removed from office on grounds that she cannot properly run the office while she lacks a valid law license.

The Republican-controlled Senate plans to vote on a resolution Wednesday on whether to remove Democratic Attorney General Kathleen Kane.

The Senate is acting under a section of the state constitution that allows it to order the removal of civil officers with a two-thirds vote of approval.

Kane was charged last August with leaking secret grand jury material and lying under oath about it. Seven weeks later, the state Supreme Court voted unanimously to suspend her law license.

Kane is fighting the charges and argues that the Senate’s process isn’t constitutional. Kane’s running for a second term.

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