Congress passes bill renewing anti-violence law

February 28, 2013 at 6:35 am in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The House on Thursday passed and sent to President Barack Obama a far-reaching extension of the Violence Against Women Act. The vote came after House Republican leaders, cognizant of divisions in their own ranks and the need to improve their faltering image among women voters, accepted a bill that cleared the Senate two weeks ago on a strong bipartisan vote. Continue Reading