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Another political pickle? Federal deputies spotted at the Capitol
Another political pickle? Federal deputies spotted at the Capitol

Federal agents came knocking at the state Capitol again this week. News of the raid spread fast, and sight of the deputies sent rumors swirling around the marble hallways. But this time a sandwich shop, not an elected official, was targeted. In spring, FBI agents raided the office of Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee after allegedly ensnaring the San Francisco lawmaker in a sting operation. Yee faces federal corruption charges and stands accused of trying to arrange the illegal sale of machine guns and shoulder-fired missiles to an undercover FBI agent. In June 2013, FBI agents raided the office of Democratic state Sen. Ron Calderon of Montebello, who now faces federal political...

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