Then-state Sens. Leland Yee, left, and Tony Strickland confer during a debate on high-speed rail funding in 2012. Lee was sentenced to prison in February for accepting bribes and trafficking in arms. Strickland faces $80,000 in fines from the Fair Political Practices Commission.
Then-state Sens. Leland Yee, left, and Tony Strickland confer during a debate on high-speed rail funding in 2012. Lee was sentenced to prison in February for accepting bribes and trafficking in arms. Strickland faces $80,000 in fines from the Fair Political Practices Commission. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file
Then-state Sens. Leland Yee, left, and Tony Strickland confer during a debate on high-speed rail funding in 2012. Lee was sentenced to prison in February for accepting bribes and trafficking in arms. Strickland faces $80,000 in fines from the Fair Political Practices Commission. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file

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