Tag: Leland Yee
Pressure mounts on Senate’s Democratic leadership to expel Sen. Rod Wright, who awaits sentencing.
It sounds logical enough. If we can buy stock, see medical records and book flights online, we should be able to cast ballots online as well. And at least one politicians thinks California should move in that direction. When State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) announced on Monday that he is running for secretary of […]
Leland Yee, who recently criticized Rush Limbaugh over the radio host’s mocking impression of Chinese President Hu Jintao, is now calling for a boycott of the radio host’s advertisers. Today, Yee’s office said it had received a fax that mentions Limbaugh and contains racist language and a graphic of a noose. A couple of weeks […]
In an homage to material-poor five-year-old comedians everywhere, Rush Limbaugh did an impression of Chinese President Hu Jintao on his show yesterday that was straight out of the 50s (the 1850s). State Sen. Leland Yee, who is running for mayor of San Francisco, condemned the radio bit in a press release: “Today, Rush Limbaugh reached […]
From the L.A. Times PolitiCal blog: “A week after San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom was elected lieutenant governor, state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) filed papers Wednesday to form an exploratory committee as a first step to running for mayor next year. When Newsom vacates his post as mayor in January, the San Francisco Board […]
UPDATE 5 11:35 a.m.: Mina Kim spoke to Leland Yee directly. Here’s that interview and transcript: Transcript: Leland Yee: Chris Johns, who’s the president of PG&E did in fact make that commitment to the (San Bruno) mayor….The only hedge I would be making is that he made that commitment, the question now…is the alternative. The […]