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May 5, 2014 4:39 PM

Dan Walters: Senate aide’s firing opens window on seamier side of Capitol

As the Legislature recessed last month for an 11-day spring break, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg described the first months of the session as “a little rough.” It was his oblique reference to the suspension of three fellow Democratic senators who were facing criminal charges. But if Steinberg hoped that the Capitol’s extracurricular turmoil was over, he was dead wrong.

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