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Only Sen. Anderson demands Senate expel 3 disgraced members

A lone Republican lawmaker is calling on the California State Senate to expel three of its Democratic members that are facing criminal charges. State Sen. Joel Anderson, R-Alpine, the lone dissenter in Friday’s vote to suspend with pay three members of the state

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3 senators suspended — WITH pay

Sens. Leland Yee, Ronald S. Calderon and Roderick Wright have been suspended by the state Senate. So they can’t keep voting on legislation, 99 percent of which is unneeded, expensive and wasteful. But they’ll still get paid themselves, according to

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10 quotes from indictment against Sen. Leland Yee

This week State Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, was arraigned in federal court on charges of working with Chinatown gangsters and brokering arms deals with a Muslim rebel group based in the Philippines. Although a leading proponent of gun control, the investigation involved accusations of arms dealing, murder-for-hire money laundering and

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CA Dems caught up in corruption in L.A., Bay Area and San Diego

High-profile elected Democrats in all of California’s most populous areas are turning out to be corrupt cretins. The indictment released Wednesday of state Sen. Leland Yee depicts a San Francisco-Oakland-Daly City culture in which gangsters traffic in a long laundry list

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Rebels in Leland Yee case make peace with Philippine government

A separatist Muslim rebel group in the Philippines, and the alleged supplier of weapons to State Senator Leland Yee, has signed a peace accord with the government of the Philippines Thursday, just one day after the San Francisco Democrat was arrested

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Sen. Leland Yee allegedly brokered arms deals

A prominent San Francisco Democrat, who has been one of the state’s leading proponents of gun control, is accused of working with Chinatown gangsters and brokering arms deals with a Muslim rebel group based in the Philippines, according to court

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Did Leland Yee spill beans on corruption in Philippines?

I encourage anyone with 15 or 20 minutes to spare to leaf through the 137-page indictment of state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, and his alleged accomplices in the federal criminal conspiracy case revealed Wednesday. Yee isn’t really the central

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Leland Yee becomes 3rd Democratic state lawmaker to face criminal charges

A prominent Democrat state lawmaker and candidate for Secretary of State was arrested Wednesday morning as part of a massive federal investigation into corruption and gang activity in Northern California. State Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco became the third

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Sen. Yee indicted on corruption charges 18

This just in, from the Mercury-News: SAN FRANCISCO — State Senator Leland Yee has been indicted for public corruption as part of a major FBI operation this morning in the Bay Area, according to ABC7 news. A San Francisco police

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Same-day voter registration law delayed until 2016 1

Californians can expect to wait at least two more years for the state’s same-day voter registration law to take effect. Secretary of State Debra Bowen, the state’s chief elections officer, says that the state won’t meet the legal requirements to implement

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