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Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MS) has been hired to lobby Congress on behalf of a group of fraternities for changes in how schools address sexual assault on campus, Politico reported Sunday.
Conservative firebrand Charles C. Johnson on Sunday night published an unconfirmed photo and full name of Jackie, the subject of a disputed Rolling Stone article on the University of Virginia's response to sexual assault on campus.
A University of Virginia student who lived with Jackie, the subject of a disputed Rolling Stone article about the school's response to sexual assault, published a defense of the alleged rape victim Sunday night in the campus newspaper.
The managing editor of Rolling Stone said Friday that he now believes the magazine "misplaced" its trust in Jackie, the subject of a blockbuster article on an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia, due to discrepancies in her account of the incident.