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Ex-California lawmaker Ron Calderon gets prison in bribe case

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| Calderon was sentenced Friday to 3½ years in prison in a corruption scandal in which he acknowledged taking bribes in exchange for his influence in Sacramento.

Former state Senator Calderon enters guilty plea in bribery case


The former state senator pleaded guilty to mail fraud Tuesday afternoon in U.S. District Court in downtown Los Angeles.

Ex-state Sen. Ron Calderon to plead guilty, prosecutors say


Prosecutors say that in the plea agreement filed Monday, Calderon admits accepting tens of thousands of dollars in bribes in exchange for official acts as a legislator.


Ex-assemblyman Calderon pleads guilty in ex-senator brother's case


Former California assemblyman Tom Calderon says in court records that he concealed bribes his state senator brother Ron accepted in exchange for favorable legislation.

Lawyers delay corruption trial of state Sen. Calderon


Lawyers filed a stipulation in Los Angeles federal court Monday to move the trial to May 19. It had been scheduled for September.

2014 Election: The trouble with being a Calderon these days (Updated)


A brother and nephew of suspended State Senator Ron Calderon were both on Tuesday's ballot, but neither fared very well. Ian Calderon denied his uncle's woes affected him.

Suspended state senators' offices still open


The names of Ron Calderon, Roderick Wright and Leland Yee can't be found on the official websites for their districts, but staffers are keeping the lights on.

Calderon investigation: Indicted state senator tweets Calif. AG (updated)


Calderon, who was suspended from the California senate, faces federal charges of public corruption including bribery and money laundering.