Babulal Bera, the father of Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, leaves the federal courthouse with his attorney, Edward Loya Jr., right, while followed by members of the media on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Sacramento, Calif. The elder Bera pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of campaign finance violations. Bera, whose son faces a re-election battle against Republican Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, was charged with making excessive campaign contributions and making contributions in the name of another person.
Babulal Bera, the father of Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, leaves the federal courthouse with his attorney, Edward Loya Jr., right, while followed by members of the media on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Sacramento, Calif. The elder Bera pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of campaign finance violations. Bera, whose son faces a re-election battle against Republican Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, was charged with making excessive campaign contributions and making contributions in the name of another person. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Babulal Bera, the father of Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, leaves the federal courthouse with his attorney, Edward Loya Jr., right, while followed by members of the media on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Sacramento, Calif. The elder Bera pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of campaign finance violations. Bera, whose son faces a re-election battle against Republican Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, was charged with making excessive campaign contributions and making contributions in the name of another person. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
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