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State Senator Leland Yee, 25 Others Arrested in FBI Probe


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Adithya Sambamurthy/ The Center for Investigative Reporting
State Senator Leland Yee
Adithya Sambamurthy/ The Center for Investigative Reporting
State Senator Leland Yee

State Senator Leland Yee has been indicted on arms trafficking and public corruption charges. The Democratic senator --whose district includes San Francisco and part of San Mateo County-- is one of 26 people, including former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson, charged in the FBI investigation. Charges include murder- for-hire, money laundering and drug-dealing.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Marisa Lagos, political reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle
  • Nathan Halverson, reporter with the Investigative Reporting Program, UC Berkeley
  • Scott Detrow, KQED's Sacramento bureau chief

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