Congresswomen Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) discuss the growing number of sexual assault cases in the military and what can be done to fix the problem.
New questions on the Benghazi attacks that left four Americans dead last September. We’ll talk to Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) who co-authored a report on security problems at the diplomatic post.
Then, a look at the alarming rise in sexual assaults in the military with Congress’ two female Iraq combat veterans: Congresswomen Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL). Watch a preview here.
And, sizing up the 2016 political landscape with our panel: Republican Consultant Alex Castellanos, Democratic Strategist Mo Elleithee, and The Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty.
More updates to come.
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This Sunday, the two female Iraq War combat veterans in Congress – Democrats Tammy Duckworth and Tulsi Gabbard – react to the Pentagon’s sexual assault report.
An estimated 26,000 cases of unwanted sexual contact occurred among service members in 2012, though only 3,374 cases were reported. The results sparked strong reactions from Capitol Hill.
Freshmen lawmakers arrive hopeful to Capitol Hill. They say they're here to work together for the people.
Click below to watch the full interviews we conducted with members of the freshman class of the 113th Congress:
Rep. Ami Bera, Democrat of California
Rep. Joaquin Castro, Democrat of Texas
Rep. Suzan DelBene, Democrat of Washington
Rep. Tammy Duckworth, Democrat of Illinois
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Democrat of Hawaii
Rep. Steven Horsford, Democrat of Nevada
Rep. Doug LaMalfa, Republican of California
Rep. Luke Messer, Republican of Indiana (GOP freshman class president)
Rep. Markwayne Mullin, Republican of Oklahoma
Rep. Trey Radel, Republican of Florida
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, Democrat of Arizona
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