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California Senate leader calls for Sen. Roderick Wright to resign
California Senate leader calls for Sen. Roderick Wright to resign

The leader of the California Senate on Friday called for the resignation of  Democratic Sen. Roderick Wright after he was sentenced to 90 days in jail for lying about living in his district. State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) called on his colleague to step down after a judge in Los Angeles sentenced Wright on Friday to 90 days in jail, a $2,000 fine, 1,500 hours of community service and a lifetime ban on holding future public office. "Sen. Wright has a right to appeal as a citizen, but his constituents cannot continue without representation in the state Senate,” Steinberg said in a statement. “I have stated from the beginning my...

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