Democratic State Sen. Tony Mendoza stands on the floor of the Senate chambers in between private meetings of the Democratic caucus, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Mendoza's colleagues debated whether to suspend him amid a sexual misconduct investigation during the opening day of the Senate.
Democratic State Sen. Tony Mendoza stands on the floor of the Senate chambers in between private meetings of the Democratic caucus, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Mendoza's colleagues debated whether to suspend him amid a sexual misconduct investigation during the opening day of the Senate. Steve Yeater AP Photo
Democratic State Sen. Tony Mendoza stands on the floor of the Senate chambers in between private meetings of the Democratic caucus, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Mendoza's colleagues debated whether to suspend him amid a sexual misconduct investigation during the opening day of the Senate. Steve Yeater AP Photo

Democrat Mendoza to take leave during sex misconduct probe

January 03, 2018 07:45 PM