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— Hillary Rodham Clinton returned to the public stage Tuesday night for the opening scene in what many expect to be a carefully plotted performance concluding with another presidential try. The high-profile venue: the Kennedy Center in the nation'...
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday the Violence Against Women Act, formally ending a battle fought in Congress in the last year over controversial changes to the act. In a public ceremony in Washington, Obama said this year&...
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After more than a year of bitter partisan fighting, Congress on Thursday finally reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act, including new provisions that will extend the law's protections for gay, lesbian, transgender and Native American victims of...
WASHINGTON -- The Republican-led House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Thursday to support the Senate version of the Violence Against Women Act, ending a yearlong battle on Capitol Hill to reauthorize legislation targeting domestic violence. The...
WASHINGTON – House Republican leaders failed to rally support for their version of the Violence Against Women Act, so they decided to bring two versions of the legislation to a vote Thursday: the House bill and a Senate-passed measure favored by...
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
Annie, get your gun -- and then fall in, soldier! By 2016, it’ll be "officers and gentlemen and gentlewomen." Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will order the military to open combat roles to women, the last barrier to full engagement. That’s...
Grand Forks HeraldThe federal Bureau of Indian Affairs has scheduled a series of legal training seminars for judges, prosecutors and defenders who work in tribal courts, including a four-day session in Grand Forks June 17-20. The Grand Forks training will focus on the...
Call Washington BureauFor the second time in less than six months, just three House Republicans signed their names to gay rights legislation. And one of them is again Lehigh Valley Rep. Charlie Dent. Dent added his name Thursday to a bill making it illegal to discriminate...
WASHINGTON -- America's most interesting development since November is the Republican Party becoming more interesting. Consider the congressman from Grand Rapids, Mich., who occupies the seat once held by Gerald Ford, embodiment of vanilla Republicanism....
The Island Packet OnlineFor the first time in decades, Julie Bell of Hilton Head Island might sit out an election and not vote. "I'm 50 years old and I always vote. I believe it's important," said Bell, a Republican activist and former member of the Beaufort County school...
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The Sedalia Democrat, Sedalia, Mo.Editor's note: This is the last in a series about Citizens Against Spouse Abuse, Inc., which provides services for victims of domestic and sexual abuse. If you or someone you know is the victim of physical or sexual abuse, call the CASA Hotline at 827-...
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