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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).

Well another typical work-day at the Capitol.

The Senate shot down legislation to remove the prosecution of rape from the military chain of command, delivering a stinging defeat for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), who has built significant support for the idea in recent months.

Because you know it had been a big priority before hand.

Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) on Monday had objected to the votes, saying they should be paired with a vote to stiffen sanctions against Iran.

Well, it’s not like sexual assault issues are a problem in the military or anything.

The top Army prosecutor for sexual assault cases has been suspended after a lawyer who worked for him recently reported he’d groped her and tried to kiss her at a sexual-assault legal conference more than two years ago.

I’m sure that was just a unique occurrence though.

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