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Jennifer Bendery

House Passes Inclusive Violence Against Women Act, Sends To Obama To Become Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Violence Against Women Act is finally heading to the president's desk this week after a dragged-out political fight over expanding p...

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

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

Violence Against Women Act, Take Two: Senators Unveil Bill That Ups Pressure On GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress failed to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act last year, a first since the law's inception in 1994. But Senate Democrats...

Republicans, Rape, Immigrants And Gays

Ryan Campbell | Posted 02.25.2013 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Republicans are fighting against the typically uncontroversial renewal of the Violence Against Women Act, citing the new protections that have been added, including additional visas for undocumented women who have been victims of sexual or domestic violence.