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California State Sen. Leland Yee gets into an awaiting car as he leaves the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Yee appeared in federal court today for a second time after being arrested along with 25 others by F.B.I. agents last week on political corruption and firearms trafficking charges. Yee is free on a $500,000 unsecured bond. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Sen. Yee, “Shrimp Boy” Chow Obtain New Lawyers In Corruption, Gun-Trafficking Scandal

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) has chosen a new lawyer to defend him against federal public corruption and gun trafficking charges.

04/02/2014

California State senator and candidate for San Francisco mayor Leland Yee reviews his ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall on November 7, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Legislators Tip FBI To Additional Office Of Leland Yee In Sacramento

FBI agents on Tuesday searched a legislative office belonging to state Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat who was arrested and charged last week as part of a wider federal investigation into criminal activity in San Francisco’s Chinatown.

04/01/2014

Neel Kashkari. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful: Time To Change ‘Old, Rich, White Guys’ Brand

While California Republicans came together over the weekend for their biannual convention in solidarity with intentions to unseat Gov. Jerry Brown, the GOP front-runners represent a wide gap within the party.

03/17/2014

Barack Obama Sworn In As U.S. President For A Second Term

First Lady Michelle Obama Heading To Bay Area For Fundraisers

First lady Michelle Obama will be in San Francisco on Thursday and Friday for Democratic fundraisers.

01/29/2014

Celebrtiy Authors

Al Gore Declares America’s Democratic System Has Been ‘Hacked’ To Stanford Crowd

Former Vice President Al Gore said Tuesday in Palo Alto that America’s democratic system has been “hacked” and if the country wants to resolve the “climate crisis” it has to first reform its political process.

04/25/2013

Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Stephen Lam/Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Protest Planned As Facebook Founder Hosts Chris Christie Fundraiser

Protests are expected Wednesday night as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberk hosts a fundraiser at his Palo Alto home for Republican Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey.

02/13/2013

A box of 500 .22 cal. bullets. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Berkeley Assemblywoman Proposes Strict New Regulations On Ammunition

A California assemblywoman has introduced a bill that would regulate ammunition sales in the state.

01/07/2013

(L-R) Eric Swalwell, Rep. Pete Stark (CBS)

Newcomer Swalwell Unseats Longtime East Bay Lawmaker Stark

Voters in the newly redrawn 15th Congressional District tossed out Rep. Pete Stark on Tuesday in favor of a more moderate Democrat, Alameda County prosecutor Eric Swalwell.

11/07/2012

Our 42nd President of The United States

Bill Clinton Rallies Students At UC Davis

Former President Bill Clinton is imploring California university students to vote for Democrats this November, acting in what he says are their own best interests.

10/09/2012

A California polling place

Phil Matier: Independent Voters No Strangers To Bay Area

You wouldn’t necessarily know it considering all of the politically charged rhetoric in the Bay Area during the recent Republican and Democratic party conventions, but it turns out there’s a sizable number of voters who consider themselves Independents.

09/10/2012

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