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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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Obama signs Violence Against Women Act reauthorization

Politics / US Politics : First Read (last year)

Flanked by Vice President Joe Biden, the original author of the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, President Barack Obama signed a reauthorization of the legislation Thursday. "All women deserve the right to live free from fear," the ... Read Post

Key Democratic Senator Wants Obama To Bomb ISIS In Syria After Journalist's Brutal Killing

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (4 hours ago)

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Florida) said Tuesday he will introduce legislation next week that would authorize President Barack Obama to carry out airstrikes against the group calling itself the Islamic State (also ISIS or ISIL) in Syria. "... Read Post

Joe Biden calls House GOP the 'Neanderthal crowd' for trying to block Violence Against Women Act

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (12 months ago)

Vice President Biden wrote the original legislation and President Bill Clinton signed it into law Today is the 19th anniversary of the passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the landmark legislation to combat violent crim... Read Post

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