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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)

Arrest Of Democrat State Senator Leland Yee Throws Party Leaders Another Curveball

With Democrat State Senator Leland Yee now under arrest in a federal investigation, and two other state senators taking a leave of absence earlier in March, the problems for the majority party in the California growing in Sacramento and could have larger impacts.

03/26/2014

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California Democrats Advance Wide-Ranging Gun Control Bills

As dozens of supporters and opponents packed the committee room, Democrats in the state Senate began to use their majority to advance a group of seven bills that would further tighten California’s strict gun laws.

04/16/2013

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Large Majority of Californians Now Support Same-Sex Marriage

A new poll shows that nearly two-thirds of Californians now approve of allowing same-sex marriage couples to marry.

02/28/2013

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Phil Matier: Republicans Angered Over Proposed Redistricting Maps

The independent commission set up to redraw the boundaries of California’s legislative, Congressional and Board of Equalization districts, is putting the finishing touches on those new maps.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/26/2011

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ballot Offers Two Fixes For California Budget

Would allowing legislators to enact a state budget without a two-thirds majority solve California’s budget problems? And should it be more difficult for lawmakers to impose new fees?

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/29/2010

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