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Leland Yee Arrested

FBI Searches Embattled State Senator's Office Following Arrest

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. April 1 (Reuters) - FBI agents searched a legislative office in California's capital on Tuesday...

Paul Blumenthal

Bombshell Corruption Case Shines Merciless Light On How Politicians Raise Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- California state Sen. Leland Yee, a Democrat running for secretary of state, was arrested March 26 as part of a wide-ranging federal inv...

Defense For Embattled Senator May Be Funded By Campaign Contributions

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

More than half a million dollars that donors intended to support suspended state Sen. Leland Yee’s (D) now defunct campaign for California Secretary...

Embattled Lawmaker's Debts Believed To Be Root Of Criminal Behavior

The Sacramento Bee | Jim Miller | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

In more than a decade of campaigns for the California Legislature, San Francisco mayor and secretary of state, state Sen. Leland Yee raised in excess ...

Yee Withdrawing From California Secretary Of State Race Following Arrest

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

California state Sen. Leland Yee (D) is withdrawing from the secretary of state race following his arrest on public corruption charges, the embattled ...

Scandals Plague Dems In This State's Capital

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — So far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. The ...

California Senate's Top Gun Control Advocate Arrested In Firearms Trafficking Plot

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

California state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) -- one of the state's strongest advocates for gun control -- was arrested Wednesday on charges that...

FBI Public Corruption Probes Lead To Raids, Arrests In Three Separate States

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

Federal law enforcement agents arrested California state Sen. Leland Yee (D) and Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon (D), and raided the offices of New Yor...

State Senator Arrest For Corruption, Bribery

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

California state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) was arrested at his home Wednesday morning and indicted on public corruption and bribery charges, s...