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Sabrina Siddiqui

Democratic Rep Praises Boehner On VAWA, Criticizes Sequestration

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rarely does House Speaker John Boehner draw high praise from Democrats, but Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) thinks the Ohio Republican des...

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 ...

GOP Rep: Most Men Can Handle Violence Better Than Most Women

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

Rep. John "Jimmy" Duncan Jr. (R-Tenn.) said he doesn't know if he will vote for a renewal of the Violence Against Women Act, a bill the congressman sa...

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...

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 ...