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In Iowa, Clinton vows to fight campus sexual assault

Hillary Rodham Clinton pledged Monday that she will address sexual assault on campuses if she becomes president and voiced solidarity with victims, saying, "You have the right to be believed."

Speaking to more than 500 people at the University of Northern Iowa, the Democratic presidential candidate said she will offer a comprehensive approach to campus sexual assaults. This means support to survivors, a disciplinary or legal process fair to all and more steps to prevent assaults from happening, she said.

She gave few specifics. Her campaign said that in one example, she would work to establish sexual-violence prevention education programs earlier, in secondary...