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Jennifer Bendery

Grassroots Groups Hammer House GOP For Weakened Violence Against Women Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders are lining up a vote on their Violence Against Women Act bill later this week. But before that happens, two gra...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Unveil VAWA Bill With No LGBT Protections, Modified Tribal Provision

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders quietly unveiled their Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill on Friday, a proposal that differs from ...

Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner Leaves Door Open To Taking Up Violence Against Women Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday that GOP leaders are still sorting out how they plan to move forward on Violence Again...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Back Violence Against Women Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than a dozen House Republicans sent a letter to their party leaders on Monday night urging them to "immediately" reauthorize the Vi...

Laura Bassett

Eric Cantor: I 'Care Very Deeply About Women'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

In response to accusations that he is to blame for stalling the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (...

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Cantor Targeted Over Stalled Violence Against Women Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) set to give a major speech Tuesday aimed at showing his party's softer side, the Democrat...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate To Vote On Violence Against Women Act Next Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate will vote early next week to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, senior Democratic aides told The Huffington Post on ...

Laura Bassett

House GOP Lets Violence Against Women Act Die

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite a late-stage intervention by Vice President Joe Biden, House Republican leaders failed to advance the Senate's 2012 reauthorizat...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republican Women Emerge As Key To Protecting Domestic Abuse Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– With time running out for Congress to take action on the Violence Against Women Act, people on both sides of the debate are honing in ...

Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Pressured By Own Party To Act On VAWA

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders have already been under pressure to pass an expanded version of the Violence Against Women Act in the lame-duck...

Jennifer Bendery

Violence Against Women Act: Eric Cantor Stalling Bill Over Native American Protections

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden is quietly working with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) to try to pass an inclusive version of the Vi...