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Ex-Calif. state senator gets 5 years in racketeering case

Karl Mondon/ZUMA24.com Former state Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat, was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday for trading political favors for campaign contributions. SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge sentenced former California state senator Leland Yee on Wednesday to five years in prison after he acknowledged in a plea deal that he accepted thousands of dollars in ...

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