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Checking In On Capitol Hill: House Democrats Vote On Anti-Hate Resolution And Niki Tsongas Talks Military Sexual Assault13:38
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Democrat Ilhan Omar speaks after winning in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District race during the election night event held by the Democratic Party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. (Hannah Foslien/AP)
Democrat Ilhan Omar speaks after winning in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District race during the election night event held by the Democratic Party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. (Hannah Foslien/AP)
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House Democrats are expected to vote on a resolution condemning hate speech on Thursday.

The move is a response to comments from one of their own, Minnesota Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, who made remarks that some consider anti-Semitic.

This comes one day after Arizona Senator Martha McSally, the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, captivated the capital with her account of being sexually assaulted during her time in the military.

Former Massachusetts Congresswoman Niki Tsongas made fighting sexual assault in the military a priority during her time in Congress, and she shares her perspective on how far we've come and how far we have left to go.

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Kimberly Atkins, WBUR's senior news correspondent. She tweets @kimberlyeatkins.

Niki Tsongas, former Massachusetts representative. She tweets @ntsongas.

This article was originally published on March 07, 2019.

This segment aired on March 7, 2019.

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