The Investigative Unit’s latest story digs into an alleged web of bribery and corruption in California’s State Senate. A sealed FBI affidavit obtained by Al Jazeera describes an undercover sting operation involving Ronald Calderon, a state senator who allegedly accepted favors and bribes in exchange for sponsoring legislation. What impact could the investigation have on California politics? Is this a sign of needed reform? Join us to discuss and tweet your thoughts using #CalderonSting.
On this episode of The Stream, we'll speak to:
Kathay Feng @KathayCCC
Executive Director, California Common Cause
Adriana Maestas @LatinoPolitics
Blogger, Latino Politics Blog
Trevor Aaronson @TrevorAaronson
Investigative Unit Reporter, Al Jazeera America
Josh Bernstein @JBreports
Investigative Unit Correspondent, Al Jazeera America
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