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Sexual abuse talks commence in D.C.

Updated: August 28, 2013, 8:54 PM ET
Associated Press

Congressional staffers met with representatives of the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Swimming on Wednesday to discuss ways to reduce the risk of sexual abuse in youth sports.

Democratic spokeswoman Tiffany Edwards of the House Committee on Education & the Workforce describes the meeting in Washington, D.C., as a starting point to address a troubling issue with a wide range of affected parties.

"It was a productive meeting," Edwards said. "But we're very early in the fact-finding ...

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