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Senator targets military law over sexual assault

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who helped force the military to allow gays in its ranks, is determined to upend laws governing how the armed services handle an epidemic of sexual assaults. The tenacious 46-year-old just may prevail. "She has spunk. She is not afraid," says former New York Gov. David Paterson, who stunned the political world in January 2009 when he appointed...