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GOP Tries To Water Down Violence Against Women Act, Expresses Willingness To Tolerate Some Domestic Abuse

From the very beginning, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) led the opposition to reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) — even leading Senate Judiciary Republicans to unanimously vote against it because they object to its protections for LGBT victims, immigrants and Native Americans. Grassley has now teamed up with Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) “offer [...]
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GOP goes Back to the Future again, on Judiciary Committee

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (6 years ago)

Republicans are set to replace Sen. Arlen Specter (R/D-PA), the ranking Republican on the Judiciary Committee with Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), in a deal temporarily bypassing Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), while Grassley stays on at Fin... Read Post

Grassley Calls For Return To ‘Real Original Constitution’

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (4 years ago)

When the 112th Congress begins next January, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) is expected to take over as the lead Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and he has already announced that he plans to ramp up obstruction of Presiden... Read Post

Grassley Promises More Partisan Votes Against Obama’s Judicial Nominees

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (4 years ago)

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), who is expected to become the Senate Judiciary Committee’s lead Republican next year, explained yesterday that his vote against Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan signals his desire to engage in even more ... Read Post


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