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Elections Morning Digest: Working Families Party candidate would take a bite out of Cuomo

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Hearings will review colleges' sex assault policies

Sen. Claire McCaskill, who is surveying 350 colleges on their sexual-assault policies, says she is planning to hold hearings later this year when she will call victims, administrators and college presidents to testify.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Ms. Magazine

NEWSFLASH: Congresswoman Announces Plan for New Campus Rape Legislation

Sexual assault is rampant on college campuses across the U.S. As we wrote in the winter/spring 2014 issue of Ms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senator Blumenthal wants to quiz former GM CEOs on recalls

Former General Motors Co chief executives should be called to testify to the U.S. Congress about the company's slow response to defective ignition switches in cars that have been linked to at least 13 deaths, a Democratic senator said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Automakers, General Motors

The Miami Herald

Leadership 'accountable' on military sexual assault, Hagel says

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Apr 21, 2014

TwinCities

Lawmakers broaden their efforts to battle sex crimes

As the high-profile congressional fight over military sexual assault recedes, lawmakers are broadening their focus to an array of sex crimes like college campus assaults, child predators and human trafficking.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Senator Patrick Toomey, Republican, Senator Joe Manchin

Missourian

Como You Know: Stephen Webber

CoMo You Know, a community wiki, adds context to stories of local interest and serves as a reference tool for readers Rep. Stephen Webber, D-Columbia, was born in West Virginia on June 8, 1983.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Saint Louis University, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

Star-Telegram.com

Leadership a accountablea on military sexual assault, Hagel says

Under pressure to act on the issue of sexual assault in the military, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited a rape crisis organization Monday to stress the Pentagon's commitment to ensuring that victims of sexual violence are taken seriously in the armed forces.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

News Observer

Morning Memo: Tillis makes about-face, will attend debate as May races take shape

For weeks, the upcoming primary races remained undefined as roughly one-third primary voters sat undecided in key races.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Todd Akin, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Law, Healthcare Law, Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, College

The Fresno Bee

Sexual assault victims on college campuses need more help

The horrifying numbers of sexual assaults against women on college campuses are finally gaining more intense scrutiny, including on local campuses and in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of Missouri, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Apr 20, 2014

American Reporter

T.S. KerriganSEAMUS and Me: Late Birthdays in a Lost World

On Friday, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said what a lot of us are thinking about Wall Street fat cats and how they are taking federal bailout money while handing out bonuses and pay raises to themselves.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Sat Apr 19, 2014

News Observer

Christensen: Democrats meddling in GOP primary

The Senate Majority PAC, which is closely associated with Reid, last week began a $1 million TV ad campaign against state House Speaker Thom Tillis in what is likely an effort to influence the outcome of the May The ad is designed to help Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan by wounding or defeating Tillis – forcing him into a runoff if he fails to win ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, North Carolina Government, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Missouri

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

Want to see what its like to live at CityCenterDC? Try a serviced apartment

As one of the highest-profile developments in the District at the moment, every aspect of CityCenterDC comes with its own air of exclusivity and desirability.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

ThinkProgress

Senators Who Tackled Military Sexual Assault Now Turn Their Attention To College Campuses

The lawmakers who spent the past year pushing for military sexual assault reform are now setting their sights on college campuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat, US Senate, Representative Jackie Speier, California, California Government, Liberal Political News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Huffington Post

Sen. Claire McCaskill: Targeting Sexual Assaults on Campuses -- Starting With the Facts on the Ground

It's just as much a rape to take advantage of a classmate who's incapacitated in a dorm room as it is to assault a stranger at gunpoint.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Federal Computer Week

Should every agency have an IG?

Effective government oversight might seem like a pure notion, but the best ways to hold agencies accountable are less obvious.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Missourian

UM System hires risk management firm to address sexual assault policies

The University of Missouri System has hired a higher education risk management consulting firm to look at how each campus handles sexual assault and mental health issues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Missouri, Missouri Government

News Observer

Super PAC ad hits Tillis on sex scandal

Democrats aren't waiting until November to play a trump card against House Speaker Thom Tillis in the U.S. Senate race.

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Related Topix: US News, Sex Scandal, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin

ProPublica

Big Revamp of Pentagon's Troubled Mission to Find Missing Soldiers Looks a Lot Like Old Revamp

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks during a press conference at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, March 31. With Congressional pressure and media scrutiny intensifying, the defense secretary came out with a bold plan to fix the Pentagon's struggling mission to recover remains of missing service members: reorganize the effort into a new ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

News Max

Pentagon Orders Major Review of Military Justice System

The Defense Department has announced a full-scale review of the military justice system after an outcry from Congress over the handling of sexual assault cases in the armed forces.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

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