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Former state senator sentenced to 42 months in prison for corruption

  Headed for a sizable jail term, ex-state Sen. Ronald Calderon, caught in a sting that laid bare his role in an influence-peddling scheme, has reached the likely end of his political career. Calderon, “once the most powerful member of a politically influential

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Los Angeles County plagued by local corruption

California doesn’t have nearly the reputation of, say, New Jersey or Maryland when it comes to a history of public corruption. Studies that measure corruption with metrics tend to give most corrupt honors to less populated, poorer southern states like

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