Senator Kirsten Gillibrand attends a press conference calling for the creation of an independent military justice system to deal with sexual harassment and assault in the military, Feb. 6, 2014.

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Senator Claire McCaskill’s bill, which has less sweeping reforms and does not take sexual assault cases out of the chain of command, advanced. Read more about the bills here.

The White House said a list of targets does not yet exist but potential individuals and companies will receive notice, find out more about the diplomatice sanctions here.

CPAC brings top conservatives together and kicked off Thursday with a speech from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. You can watch Sen. McConnell’s dramatic entrance here.

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