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Delay sought in trial of Sen. Calderon until after he leaves office
Delay sought in trial of Sen. Calderon until after he leaves office

Federal prosecutors have agreed to provide the defense a delay in the corruption trial of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon from September to May 19, 2015, long after the Democrat from Montebello will have left office. Calderon was indicted in February on federal charges of accepting nearly $100,000 in cash bribes, as well as gourmet meals and golf outings, in exchange for his influence as a lawmaker. He is accused of accepting bribes from an undercover FBI agent posing as a film industry executive in exchange for pushing for an extension of tax credits for film productions. In addition, Calderon is charged with accepting bribes from the owner of a medical firm in exchange for action on...

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