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California State Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) talks in his office about the state's budget impasse in San Francisco, California in this July 3, 2009, file photo. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

California State Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) talks in his office about the state's budget impasse in San Francisco, California in this July 3, 2009, file photo. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

California State Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) talks in his office about the state's budget impasse in San Francisco, California in this July 3, 2009, file photo. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith
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California state senator Leland Yee (R) appears in this courtroom sketch speaking with his attorney in San Francisco March 26, 2014. raids across California, shaking up the election season in the nation's most populous state. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

California state senator Leland Yee (R) appears in this courtroom sketch speaking with his attorney in San Francisco March 26, 2014. raids across California, shaking up the election season in the nation's most populous state. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

California state senator Leland Yee (R) appears in this courtroom sketch speaking with his attorney in San Francisco March 26, 2014. raids across California, shaking up the election season in the nation's most populous state. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer
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Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow appears in this courtroom sketch before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow appears in this courtroom sketch before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow appears in this courtroom sketch before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer
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California state senator Leland Yee appears in this courtroom sketch before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

California state senator Leland Yee appears in this courtroom sketch before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

California state senator Leland Yee appears in this courtroom sketch before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer
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Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow (C, back row) appears in this courtroom sketch before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow (C, back row) appears in this courtroom sketch before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow (C, back row) appears in this courtroom sketch before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer
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An agent with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) removes boxes from the Ghee Kung Tong building, which houses the Chinese Freemasons, in the Chinatown neighborhood in San Francisco, California March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

An agent with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) removes boxes from the Ghee Kung Tong building, which houses the Chinese Freemasons, in the Chinatown neighborhood in San Francisco, California March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

An agent with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) removes boxes from the Ghee Kung Tong building, which houses the Chinese Freemasons, in the Chinatown neighborhood in San Francisco, California March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith
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An investigator with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) removes bags from the Ghee Kung Tong building, which houses the Chinese Freemasons, in the Chinatown neighborhood in San Francisco, California March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

An investigator with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) removes bags from the Ghee Kung Tong building, which houses the Chinese Freemasons, in the Chinatown neighborhood in San Francisco, California March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Robert...more

An investigator with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) removes bags from the Ghee Kung Tong building, which houses the Chinese Freemasons, in the Chinatown neighborhood in San Francisco, California March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith
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