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Biden calls Lady Gaga brave at rally against sexual assault

Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday counted superstar singer Lady Gaga among the bravest survivors he knows for her role in raising awareness about sexual assault on college campuses.

The seemingly odd couple appeared at a rally in Las Vegas before hundreds of college students and community members as part of the White House's "It's On Us" campaign. Biden has been heavily promoting the initiative that urges people to support sexual assault victims and intervene when consent is questionable.

"Imagine the courage it takes for her to speak out and then imagine the courage it takes for her to sing a song, 'Til It Happens to You,' that is branded in her...