Leland Yee

Noah Berger/ap file photoSuspended state Sen. Leland Yee has been given a June federal court date to face charges in a corruption case.

California Senate erases websites of 3 lawmakers, including Leland Yee

The California Senate has erased the names and online archives of three…

Noah Berger/ap file photoSuspended state Sen. Leland Yee has been given a June federal court date to face charges in a corruption case.
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Lawmaker Leland Yee pleads not guilty to federal charges

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to bribery…

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AP Photo/Jeff ChiuTony Serra

FBI: Consultant Keith Jackson played key role in weapons case

Campaign consultant Keith Jackson operated largely outside the spotlight for years as…

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State Sen. Leland Yee, others indicted in corruption case

A California state senator and more than two dozen others have been…

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AP Photo/Tony AvelarRep. Jackie Speier has called the decline of the middle class in the Bay Area a crisis.

Jackie Speier calls for ban on import of assault weapons in wake of Leland Yee arrest

Rep. Jackie Speier, a Peninsula Democrat, called on President Barack Obama on…

AP Photo/Tony AvelarRep. Jackie Speier has called the decline of the middle class in the Bay Area a crisis.
AP Photo/Ben MargotAttorney Paul DeMeester says he is no longer representing Sen. Leland Yee

Sen. Leland Yee chooses new defense lawyer

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, has chosen a new lawyer…

AP Photo/Ben MargotAttorney Paul DeMeester says he is no longer representing Sen. Leland Yee
AP Photo/Ben MargotCalifornia Sen. Leland Yee

Yee’s district offices to remain open despite Senate suspension

Constituents of disgraced state Sen. Leland Yee will continue to be represented…

AP Photo/Ben MargotCalifornia Sen. Leland Yee
Ben Margot/AP file photoFBI agents on Tuesday searched an office belonging to state Sen. Leland Yee.

FBI searches another of Leland Yee's legislative offices near Capitol

FBI agents on Tuesday searched a legislative office belonging to state Sen.…

Ben Margot/AP file photoFBI agents on Tuesday searched an office belonging to state Sen. Leland Yee.
Ben Margot/AP file photoAttorney Paul DeMeester

Lawmaker Leland Yee's lawyer questions FBI investigation

A lawyer for a California state senator charged last week with bribery…

Ben Margot/AP file photoAttorney Paul DeMeester
AP Photo/Steve YeaterCalifornia Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg

California Senate suspends Leland Yee, two other Democratic lawmakers

The California Senate voted Friday to suspend three lawmakers who face charges…

AP Photo/Steve YeaterCalifornia Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg
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Charges against Keith Jackson come as surprise to some, not others

Shock and disbelief was the collective response Thursday on the day after…

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Leland Yee withdrawing candidacy for California Secretary of State

State Sen. Leland Yee is withdrawing his candidacy for California Secretary of…

AP Photo/Ben MargotIn this Wednesday
A screenshot from Raymond Chow's Facebook page shows him posing with lieutenant governor Gavin Newsom.

Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow, notorious Chinatown figure, indicted in charges along with Leland Yee

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a notorious figure in Chinatown who served time…

A screenshot from Raymond Chow's Facebook page shows him posing with lieutenant governor Gavin Newsom.
AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliState Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg

Scandals plague Democrats in California capital

So far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliState Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg
S.F. Examiner file photoSen. Leland Yee

State Sen. Leland Yee arrest casts light on complex corruption case

A Democratic state senator from San Francisco who’s known for his gun-control…

S.F. Examiner file photoSen. Leland Yee
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First youth offender resentenced under SF lawmaker’s bill

A California man is now eligible for parole under a state law…

Ben Margot/ap file photoIn this March 26
Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunchMayor Ed Lee

State needs to end solitary confinement for juveniles

Imagine you are alone. You have only seen a handful of other…

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Getty Images File PhotoEverett Basham has been charged with threatening to kill Sen. Leland Yee. Police found 26 guns at his residence in Santa Clara.

26 guns at home of man accused of threats toward Sen. Leland Yee

Police found 26 guns, thousands of bullets and dozens of high-capacity ammunition…

Getty Images File PhotoEverett Basham has been charged with threatening to kill Sen. Leland Yee. Police found 26 guns at his residence in Santa Clara.

Legislature should embrace proposals to reveal political donors

In 2012, a secretive group out of Arizona made the largest anonymous…

Online voter registration a start, but reform must continue

This is the first year that Californians have been able to register…