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May 7, 2013 8:02 PM

Obama urges prosecution, courts-martial for sexual assaults in military

President Barack Obama delivered a blistering rebuke of sexual assaults in the military Tuesday, saying perpetrators are “betraying the uniform that they’re wearing” and that he’s told Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel the administration needs to "exponentially step up our game" to curb the abuse.

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