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GOP Candidate For Calif. Attorney General Advocates Death Penalty For Corrupt Politicians

Phil Wyman, who spent 17 years in the state Legislature, said he was motivated by the case of Democratic Sen. Leland Yee.

04/04/2014

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Democrats In California Capital Reel From Scandal As Sen. Leland Yee Refuses To Resign

So far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. The latest was Wednesday’s arrest of Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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Democrats Scrap Affirmative Action Amendment

Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal the voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state’s higher education system.

03/17/2014

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Convicted Killer, 35, Now Eligible For Parole For 1994 Pimp Murder

A 35-year-old woman who has been in prison since she killed her former pimp at age 16 is eligible for parole, according to Riverside County prosecutors.

01/19/2013