In this photo taken July 16, 2013, Senators Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, from left, Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, huddle before a news conference about

 

              In this photo taken July 16, 2013, Senators Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, from left, Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, huddle before a news conference about
In this photo taken July 16, 2013, Senators Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, from left, Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, huddle before a news conference about a bill regarding military sexual assault cases on Capitol Hill in Washington. Gillibrand is challenging the Pentagon’s top brass, and some of her more senior Senate colleagues, over how the services handle the epidemic of sexual assaults. It’s a fight that crosses gender and party affiliation, and one that the tenacious 46-year-old just may win. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)