Peninsula congresswoman calls for change after latest disclosure of impropriety involving a House member.
Toni Atkins, a Democrat from San Diego, will replace John Pérez and inherits a supermajority.
Bill requires a sort of gender test that would bar transgender students from male and female bathrooms.
Analysts ponder a long-term decline in the number of women in office — and how to reverse the trend.
Rule barring prostitutes who were raped or beaten from accessing money for treatment is repealed.
Social networking company had come under fire for lack of women on its board and in executive ranks.
An occasion to remember victims of violence and to foster wider understanding of transgender issues.
Distributing explicit photos or videos to humiliate exes could soon result in fines and jail time.