Despite Their Gripes, GOP Women Vote For VAWA, Too

After much delay and debate, the Senate approved a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), legislation more than 15 years old which helps victims of domestic and sexual violence. The Senate voted 68-31 for the VAWA re-authorization. The 31 senators who voted no not only all were … Continue reading

Republicans Once Supported Veteran Incentives — Will They Back New Senate Bill?

Sen. Lisa Murkowski earlier this year declared that she was “proud” to add her name to a bill that gives veterans skills they need to compete for civilian jobs. The question now is whether the Alaska Republican and her GOP colleagues are singing the same tune now that Senate Democrats … Continue reading