Update: For the complete list of how each Senator voted, read our report here.
The U.S. Senate just moments ago passed the Democrat’s version of the bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) after a contentious few weeks in which Republicans were angered by upgrades that extended protections to LGBT people, immigrants, and Native Americans. The bill passed by a vote of 68-31.
“The GOP-led House is set to pass a scaled back version, in which case the two chambers would have to sort out their differences in conference committee,” Talking Points Memo reports.
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