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Military Sexual Assault Bill

Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Military Sexual Assault Bill

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assaul...

Senate Heading Toward Vote On New Military Sexual Assault Bill

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assaul...

Top Army Sex Crime Prosecutor Under Investigation For...

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

A top Army sexual assault prosecutor has been suspended following allegations that he sexually assaulted a female lawyer under his supervision. Th...

Military Sexual Assault Bill Headed For Senate Vote

Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

By RICHARD LARDNER, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to curb sexual assaults in the military by stripping senior commanders of ...

Gillibrand Optimistic For Passage Of Military Sexual Assault Bill

AP | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senator who's led efforts in Congress to address military sexual crimes says she thinks she has the votes to pass legislation th...

Michael McAuliff

Dem Senator Says She'll Filibuster Competing Sexual Assault Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The battle over how best to address sexual assault in the military hit a heated new pitch Thursday as Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said...

Obama Signs Bill Cracking Down On Military Sexual Assault

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law a comprehensive defense bill that cracks down on sexual assault in the military. ...

Military Sexual Assault Bill Passes The House With Overwhelming Support

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a comprehensive defense policy bill Thursday that aims to stem the epidemic of sexual assaults i...

Senate Showdown Looms Over Military Sexual Assault Bill

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has secured public support from nearly half the Senate, but not enough votes, for her proposal to give vic...

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Reuters | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

* Gillibrand sees 51 votes for bill * Conservatives back shift away from chain of command By Patricia Zengerle ...

House Approves Crucial Military Sexual Assault Bill

AP | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House has approved a bill extending whistle-blower protection to members of the military who are victims of sexual assault. The vot...

House Considering Big Punishment For Military Problem

Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

By DONNA CASSATA AND RICHARD LARDNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The House is heading toward passage of a sweeping defense bill that refle...

Lawmakers Pressing On Military Sexual Assault Bill

Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

By RICHARD LARDNER AND DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are pressing forward with legislation aimed at stemming an epid...

Laura Bassett

Congress Takes On Military Sexual Assault In New Bipartisan Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

In the midst of a growing crisis over sexual assault in the U.S. military, a bipartisan group of senators and representatives proposed a bill on Thurs...

White House, Lawmakers Discuss Military Sexual Assault

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congressional efforts to combat sexual assault in the military secured the support of the Obama administration as senior White Hous...