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Posted: March 7, 2014 at 3:05 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The current system is failing the men and women in uniform.” Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., before the Senate blocked a bill that would have stripped senior military commanders of their authority to prosecute or prevent charges in cases of rape and other serious offenses

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