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State Sen. Leland Yee Faces New Racketeering, Conspiracy Charges

July 25, 2014 | 7:00 pm

State Sen. Leland Yee Faces New Racketeering, Conspiracy Charges

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Revised indictment alleges veteran legislator plotted to shake down an NFL team owner.

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New Ethics Rules: Heal Thyself, State Senate?

June 10, 2014 | 12:01 am

New Ethics Rules: Heal Thyself, State Senate?

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Three new rules that leaders hope will change both behavior and perception around the state Capitol.

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Gov. Brown Skeptical of More Affirmative Action, Anti-Corruption Laws

May 2, 2014 | 12:01 am

Gov. Brown Skeptical of More Affirmative Action, Anti-Corruption Laws

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In wide-ranging interview, governor talks about the environment, political tradition and re-election.

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Video: Before the Fall, Leland Yee Opines ‘Money Just Simply Corrupts’

April 16, 2014 | 12:07 pm

Video: Before the Fall, Leland Yee Opines ‘Money Just Simply Corrupts’

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Last December the state senator talked about the terrible influence of money in politics.

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FBI to Meet With San Francisco Supervisors About Leland Yee Case

April 16, 2014 | 8:41 am

FBI to Meet With San Francisco Supervisors About Leland Yee Case

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Yee, accused of seven counts in corruption scandal, served on the board between 1997 and 2002.

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Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Pleads Not Guilty

April 15, 2014 | 3:32 pm

Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Pleads Not Guilty

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Former Chinatown gang leader is accused of money laundering, charges tied to contraband cigarettes.

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What’s This? A Republican Leads the Race for Secretary of State?!

April 11, 2014 | 9:00 am

What’s This? A Republican Leads the Race for Secretary of State?!

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The GOP’s Pete Peterson leads all candidates for the statewide post, according to a new Field Poll.

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Yee, Chow and Jackson Expected Back in Court Friday

April 11, 2014 | 7:30 am

Yee, Chow and Jackson Expected Back in Court Friday

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Entrapment, lack of physical evidence expected defenses in sprawling political corruption case.

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Sen. Leland Yee Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to Firearms and Corruption Charges

April 8, 2014 | 6:51 pm

Sen. Leland Yee Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to Firearms and Corruption Charges

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Another key defendant also enters not-guilty plea. Attorney for alleged gang leader attacks feds’ case.

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Leland Yee, Keith Jackson Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

April 4, 2014 | 1:12 pm

Leland Yee, Keith Jackson Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

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Document formalizes charges and adds three more defendants for a total of 29.

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