The continuing investigation of Ronald Calderon

The FBI raided the Capitol offices of state Sen. Ronald Calderon on June 4. An affidavit obtained and published by cable network Al Jazeera America asserted that Calderon had accepted $88,000 in bribes from a studio executive and undercover agent. He has not been charged, but in November, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg stripped him of his legislative committee assignments.<br><br>

Above: Calderon at a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento in June. <br><br> 

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( Manny Crisostomo / MCT )

The FBI raided the Capitol offices of state Sen. Ronald Calderon on June 4. An affidavit obtained and published by cable network Al Jazeera America asserted that Calderon had accepted $88,000 in bribes from a studio executive and undercover agent. He has not been charged, but in November, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg stripped him of his legislative committee assignments.

Above: Calderon at a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento in June.

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