Violence Against Women Act

Vice President Joe Biden, right, and actress Mariska Hargitay, left, visit the headquarters of the National Domestic Violence Hotline in West Lake Hills, Texas, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013,  to help commemorate National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Biden visits Austin domestic violence hotline

WEST LAKE HILLS, Texas (AP) — His voice thick with emotion, Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday again toured the National Domestic Violence Hotline he helped create, calling victims of such abuse “prisoners in plain […]


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Congress set to OK bill renewing anti-violence law

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans appeared resigned Thursday to accepting an ambitious expansion of the Violence Against Women Act that would bring gays, lesbians, immigrants and Native Americans under its protective umbrella.


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Highlights of Obama’s State of the Union address

(AP) – Click to see highlights of the economic and other proposals President Barack Obama called for in his State of the Union address.



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