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Jennifer Bendery

At Last, Native American Tribes Can Prosecute Non-Native Domestic Abusers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two years after Congress reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act, Native American tribes can finally take advantage of one of the la...

Samantha Lachman

How Native Americans And Alaska Natives Could Help Democrats Win These Key Races

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Though Native American and Alaska Native communities are often overlooked in electoral politics, their votes could decide the outcome of...

Jennifer Bendery

Chuck Grassley On VAWA: Tribal Provision Means 'The Non-Indian Doesn't Get A Fair Trial'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) didn't vote for the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill when it passed the Senate last week. An...

Jennifer Bendery

House Will Take Up Violence Against Women Act As Soon As Next Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders are ready to move forward on legislation reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act as soon as next week, a G...

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

Senate Rejects GOP Alternative To Violence Against Women Act

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...