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Laura Bassett

White House Threatens To Veto Controversial House GOP Bill | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House issued a press release on Tuesday threatening to veto the House GOP's version of the Violence Against Women Act reauthor...

Laura Bassett

Mail Order Bride Company President Lobbying To Weaken Protections For Abused Immigrants | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

A top official at an anti-domestic violence advocacy group that has been encouraging the House GOP to roll back protections for immigrant victims in t...

Laura Bassett

Governor Slashes Aid For Rape Victims During Sexual Assault Awareness Month | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) shocked the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence this week when he vetoed $1.5 million in funding for 30 rape crisis ce...

Debating The Controversy Over Reauthorizing The Violence Against Women Act

Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Debate over the traditionally bipartisan Violence Against Women Act took a contentious turn earlier this year when Democrats sought to include languag...