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Sandy Adams brings personal story to fight over Violence Against Women Act

CNN has an overview on the fight over re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act and the role Rep. Sandy Adams is playing. Adams, a former state rep from the Orlando area, was once married to an abusive husband. Politico took a deeper look at some of underlining tension with Adams' bill as the GOP "scrambles to assuage women's groups." The White House this evening issued a veto threat, calling Adams' version a "dangerous" rollback.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 6:54pm]


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