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State Senator Leland Yee during his campaign for San Francisco mayor on November 7, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

MapLight Website Pores Over Political Contributions To Leland Yee

With the arrest of state Senator Leland Yee this week on corruption and gun trafficking charges, the website MapLight has been following the money trail, in terms of his political campaigns.

03/27/2014

Screen image of MapLight.org's Influence Tracker widget. (maplight.org)

Web Widget Exposes Who’s Really Paying For Political Campaigns

Wouldn’t it be great if political candidates wore their financial sponsors on their clothes – you know, like professional race car drivers?

10/19/2012