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  • California Sen. Rod Wright's 'arrogance' cited by judge at sentencing

    California Sen. Rod Wright's 'arrogance' cited by judge at sentencing
    Democratic state Sen. Roderick D. Wright, convicted earlier this year on felony perjury and voting fraud charges, was sentenced Friday to 90 days in county jail and banned for life from holding public office. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge...
  • State Sen. Wright jail sentence could trigger special election

    State Sen. Wright jail sentence could trigger special election
    The sentencing of Democratic state Sen. Roderick D. Wright to 90 days in jail and a lifetime ban from public office on voting fraud charges Friday could end up requiring a special election but is unlikely to have a significant impact on the ability of...
  • California Senate leader calls for Sen. Roderick Wright to resign

    California Senate leader calls for Sen. Roderick Wright to resign
    The leader of the California Senate on Friday called for the resignation of  Democratic Sen. Roderick Wright after he was sentenced to 90 days in jail for lying about living in his district. State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-...
  • State Sen. Roderick Wright sentenced for perjury, voter fraud

    State Sen. Roderick Wright sentenced for perjury, voter fraud
    Democratic state Sen. Roderick D. Wright, convicted earlier this year on felony perjury and voting fraud charges, was sentenced Friday to 90 days in county jail and barred for life from holding public office. After turning down Wright's request for a...
  • Roderick Wright's sentencing for perjury, fraud postponed again

    Roderick Wright's sentencing for perjury, fraud postponed again
    The sentencing of state Sen. Roderick D. Wright for felony perjury and voter fraud was postponed again Wednesday to give his attorneys time to prepare paperwork requesting a new trial. Wright will return to court on Sept. 12, and Los Angeles County...
  • A guide to Leland Yee corruption scandal: 'Shrimp Boy' to guns

    A guide to Leland Yee corruption scandal: 'Shrimp Boy' to guns
    The corruption case involving State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) has been described as one of the most colorful in recent history. Here are some key questions and answers in the legal and political drama: What is Yee accused of doing? An...
  • Kevin de León of Los Angeles elected leader of California Senate

    Kevin de León of Los Angeles elected leader of California Senate
    Democratic state Sen. Kevin de León of Los Angeles was elected by his peers Monday to become the next president pro tem of the Senate. He said his priorities as leader will include restoring public trust in the Legislature after a series of scandals. De...
  • Will Calderon scandal delay film tax credit bill?

    Will Calderon scandal delay film tax credit bill?
    Will the federal probe into the activities of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon delay or derail efforts to expand California's film tax credit program? That's the question many in the film industry were privately asking after reports emerged that federal...
  • L.A. Now Live: State Sen. Ronald Calderon faces bribery probe

    L.A. Now Live: State Sen. Ronald Calderon faces bribery probe
    Join us at 9 a.m. for an L.A. Now Live chat with Times staff writer Anthony York, who has been reporting on embattled state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello). Calderon has come under fire in connection with federal investigations into alleged...
  • In California and Washington, scandal spreads, government stumbles on

    A little tour of political news: In Los Angeles, a former aide to City Councilman Jose Huizar filed a lawsuit alleging that he had harassed and punished her when she refused to provide sexual favors. (Not true, the married councilman said; it was a...
  • Calderon partied in Las Vegas on undercover agent's dime, affidavit says

    Calderon partied in Las Vegas on undercover agent's dime, affidavit says
    SACRAMENTO -- Sen. Ronald S. Calderon's offices are located in California's Capitol and his hometown of Montebello, but he's managed to conduct plenty of business in Las Vegas during his tenure in the Legislature. The Democrat has traveled to Las...