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Violence Against Women Act moved out of spending bill

(CNN) - The latest funding bill passed by Congress on Thursday night does not include an extension to reauthorize the decades-old Violence Against Women Act, despite its expiration on Friday, as Democ... read more

Senate Republicans push to weaken Violence Against Women Act

Kori Sherwood lost her good, family-supporting job at U.S. Steel because of illegally-subsidized imports. In a close vote last week, a majority in the U.S. House chose to continue glomming onto the ... read more

Dispute over Violence Against Women Act roils budget talks

Congressional leaders are still haggling over an extension of the landmark Violence Against Women ... any time. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell claimed Speaker Nancy Pelosi "is objecting to a m... read more

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Democrats And Senate Republicans Begin Push To Reauthorize The Violence Against Women Act

In a series of moves Wednesday that effectively isolate House Republicans, a bipartisan group of senators and House Democrats unveiled companion bills to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. Th... read more


Politics vs. Policy: Violence Against Women Act Dustup in Senate

Six Democratic female senators took to the floor Thursday to push for ... on the Republican opposition, emphasizing the bipartisan support to the bill itself. "I, too, believe that the Senate needs to ... read more

Republicans leap to Kavanaugh's defense, but drag their feet on Violence Against Women Act

While Senate ... The Violence Against Women Act. Sexual harassment in congressional offices. The one that’s drawing the most vigorous action from Republicans is the first, and the action in question i... read more

Republicans: Limit Violence Against Women Act

The House Republican leaders, with Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, R-Wash., as lead sponsor, on Friday unveiled details of a scaled-back version of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA ... to block a vot... read more

House passes Violence Against Women Act reauthorization

The House late Wednesday approved a bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), setting up a possible conference with the Senate ... "House Republicans have brought to the floor today a ... read more

Congress is about to pass another border funding bill with no money for a wall

Not included is an extension of the Violence Against Women Act, which provides funding ... be a good deal," McConnell said on the Senate floor. House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) said he exp... read more

Next Gun Control Push Coming Through Violence Against Women Act

When President Obama's big push for gun control legislation failed last year it was thanks to Democrats, not Republicans ... Today the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing called Violence Ag... read more

Border deal nears passage as lawmakers prepare for votes, with Trump expected to sign

There was also a dispute over whether to include an extension of the Violence Against Women Act, which expires ... of money.” Some Republicans were also unenthusiastic, but Majority Leader Mitch McCon... read more

Senate approves tougher penalties on domestic violence

The Senate passed the Violence Against Women Act on Thursday in a 68-31 vote, with all of the no votes coming from Republican men ... EPA enforcement numbers at historic low | Dems push resolution to ... read more



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