Sunday at 9AM & NOON ET

May 12th, 2013
01:42 PM ET

Sexual assaults rising in the military

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.


Filed under: Military • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Tammy Duckworth • Tulsi Gabbard
This Sunday...
May 10th, 2013
06:24 PM ET

This Sunday...

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.

Sunday at 9a & 12p Eastern

May 10th, 2013
10:31 AM ET

The small number with a big meaning

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.

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January 6th, 2013
12:54 PM ET

Joining the fray: Meet the new lawmakers

Freshmen lawmakers arrive hopeful to Capitol Hill.  They say they're here to work together for the people.

January 5th, 2013
04:00 PM ET

Meet the House Freshmen Class - Complete Interviews

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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