Calls mount for lawmaker's resignation as scandals plague state Democrats in California

  • by: JULIET WILLIAMS , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 27, 2014 - 5:35 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — 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 on federal corruption charges, news that roiled the capital and led one of Yee's opponents in the race for secretary of state to call the Legislature a "corrupt institution."

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