Rep. Duncan Hunter's Wife Pleads Guilty To Corruption ChargeThe wife of U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter pleaded guilty Thursday to a single corruption count and agreed to testify against her husband at his trial on charges the couple spent more than $200,000 in campaign funds on trips, dinners, clothes and other personal expenses.
Suspended Calif. Sen. Leland Yee Due In Federal Court TuesdaySuspended state Sen. Leland Yee is due back in federal court for his alleged role in a San Francisco political corruption and organized crime case.
UPDATE: Calderon Pleads Not Guilty, Steinberg Calls On Senator To Step Down
Senate President Calls On Calderon To Resign After Federal IndictmentFederal agents have filed corruption charges against embattled California state senator Ron Calderon.
Defense: Bell Official Overpaid, But Not CriminalFormer Bell city official was overpaid but not a criminal, her lawyer said in closing arguments in her corruption trial.
Ex-Mayor Of Bell, Calif. Convicted Of Criminal Charges In Corruption CaseThe former mayor of the tiny California city of Bell has been convicted and five charges in a massive corruption case against him and five other ex-elected officials.
Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In ChicagoIt’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.