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VAWA Gives American Indian Tribes Important New Authority

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — American Indian tribes have tried everything from banishment to charging criminal acts as civil offenses to deal with non-Ind...

Laura Bassett

Sequester Would Have Huge Impact On VAWA, DOJ Says | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

If Congress does not take steps to avert the automatic spending cuts that will go into effect on March 1, domestic violence programs funded by the Vio...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Rejects GOP Alternative To Violence Against Women Act | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ahead of a vote on the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill, the Senate on Thursday rejected a Republican alternat...

Jennifer Bendery

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

Laura Bassett

Patty Murray: I'd Prefer No VAWA Bill To House Version | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

Negotiations between the House and Senate over the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization have ground to a halt since House Republicans passed a v...