California lawmaker accused of groping staffer to take leave

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California lawmaker accused of groping staffer to take leave. Jim Gardner reports during Action News at 11 p.m. on February 9, 2018. (WPVI)

A female lawmaker, who was one of the leading voices of the "Me Too" movement in California is now facing her own accusations of sexual misconduct.

A former legislative staffer alleges State Assemblywoman Christina Garcia groped him at a softball game in 2014.

She's taking an unpaid leave of absence, but put out a statement denying the behavior ever occurred.
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