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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

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

What else Congress needs to do by the end of the year

The new agreement, however, largely resembles the Senate version and excludes the stricter work requirements. Also high on the list is the Violence Against Women Act ... push for a vote on the bill, b... read more

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House passes Violence Against Women Act after GOP version defeat

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Struggling again with an issue important to women and minority groups, House Republicans on Thursday failed to pass their version of a new Violence Against Women Act ... weaken a me... read more

Native Women Are Already Extremely Vulnerable to Domestic Violence. Congress Is About to Make It Worse.

(Alternatively, Congress could pass versions of the related bills, though that seems even less likely with Republicans holding onto the Senate ... societal awakening about sexual violence, about viole... read more

House passes Violence Against Women Act

WASHINGTON (CNN) — An expanded Violence Against Women ... why Republicans would seek to weaken a measure that received strong bipartisan support in a 78-22 Senate vote earlier this year. A majority of ... read more

Senate renews Violence Against Women Act on 78-22 vote

Treading on touchy territory, the Senate on Tuesday defeated a plan to push states ... on renewing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which did clear the Senate on a bipartisan 78-22 vote, heighte... read more

Republicans Around The Country Are Working To Declare Democrats Unconstitutional

But this wasn’t the end of the anti-union push. Walker and state Republicans successfully ... joined the Supreme Court’s liberals in ruling that the state’s Republicans violated the Voting Rights Act ... read more

Democrats Push to Revive Domestic-Violence Law

Top Democrats said Wednesday the Senate would reintroduce and advance the Violence Against Women Act after lawmakers failed to reach a compromise last year when the issue became embroiled in election- ... read more

House, Senate GOP compete for cash

The Republican National Committee’s (RNC) midterm plan has sparked grumbles in the Senate over whether it puts too ... Woodward book House Republicans push for vote on Violence Against Women Act DeSan... read more

How Long Must Incarcerated Women Wait for Dignity?

It’s been fits and starts for the FIRST STEP Act, the prison reform bill that’s been resurrected in the news after the Senate drafted ... and voting against them is hard. Who would vote to shackle pre... read more

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