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Calif. Pol Busted on Charges of Arms Trafficking

Leland Yee arrested in ring that also includes gangsters

(Newser) - There's your everyday corruption, and then there's what California state Sen. Leland Yee has been accused of. The FBI arrested Yee yesterday on sweeping corruption and arms smuggling charges, the LA Times reports. The affidavit names 26 people in all—including prominent political consultant Keith Jackson, and a... More »

Cal Prez Charges Secret Palin Contract Was Stolen

Palin foes behind 'political theater,' he claims

(Newser) - The president of a California public college where Sarah Palin is to speak is charging that the secret contract revealing her demands for a suite, a Lear jet and no audience questions was stolen. The juicy contract was revealed earlier this week by university students who said it was fished... More »

Probe Demanded Into Palin Fees at Cal University

Secret pay renews controversy over foundations

(Newser) - A California senator is calling for a probe into a secretive private organization that arranges fundraising events at public universities and is refusing to release information about Sarah Palin's speaking fees. The foundation is one of several that raises billions to support state universities, but they aren't subject to financial... More »

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