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Vice President Biden and Senate Democrats fight for the Violence Against Women Act

Democrats are campaigning hard to get the Violence Against Women Act reauthorized, with Vice President Joe Biden, one of the law's original authors, and Sens. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, Dianne Feinstein of California, and Patty Murray of Washington making the case for passage on Wednesday: “No one should question whether this is needed,” Biden said at the end of his remarks.
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