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California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, Democrat, serves the Golden State's 58th District. (Image: Politico video screenshot)

#MeToo California assemblywoman takes unpaid leave in wake of sexual misconduct charges against her

A California assemblywoman who was featured in Time magazine's "Silence Breakers" Person of the Year coverage is now being investigated over sexual harassment claims. Democrat Cristina Garcia, a member of the Legislative Women's Caucus, went on a voluntary unpaid leave of absence less than 24 hours after an investigation by the Assembly Rules Committee was made public. Published February 9, 2018