● 3:40 PM February 12, 2013
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio led a charge of twenty-two male Republican senators trying to block the long-expired Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), but lost the fight.
● 8:41 AM January 3, 2013
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) allowed the decades-old Violence Against Women Act to die yesterday when — like the Hurricane Sandy victims aid bill — they refused to bring the bill to the floor for a vote.