calderon http://kvpr.org en FBI Affidavit: State Senator Took Bribes in Undercover Sting Operation http://kvpr.org/post/fbi-affidavit-state-senator-took-bribes-undercover-sting-operation <p>An undercover FBI agent poses as a Hollywood executive to lure an elected official into taking bribes for legislation.&nbsp; It sounds like a story Hollywood could have made itself – but in fact, it’s the story laid out in an affidavit that’s sent shockwaves through the California state Capitol.&nbsp; Ben Adler reports from Sacramento.</p><p>This TV report from Wednesday night is the first big development in the case since the FBI raided Democratic State Senator Ron Calderon’s Capitol office earlier this year.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:59:56 +0000 Ben Adler - Capital Public Radio 23900 at http://kvpr.org FBI Affidavit: State Senator Took Bribes in Undercover Sting Operation FBI Raids Two Offices at Capitol http://kvpr.org/post/fbi-raids-two-offices-capitol <p>UPDATE:</p><p>The Senate’s Chief Sergeant-at-Arms has clarified that the second office searched in addition to Calderon’s Capitol office also belonged to the senator.&nbsp; That office had previously been identified as belonging to the Latino Legislative Caucus.</p><p>The Sergeant-at-Arms attributed the confusion to an outdated list of room numbers.&nbsp; Calderon’s auxiliary office and the Latino Legislative Caucus are both across the street from the Capitol in the Legislative Office Building.</p><p>----<br>ORIGINAL STORY:</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:20:22 +0000 Katie Orr 16274 at http://kvpr.org FBI Raids Two Offices at Capitol