The House voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act and expand it to protect the LGBT community, undocumented, immigrant women, and Native American women. Salon.com's Irin Carmon explains exactly what the new law will look like and what it will do.
Republicans are struggling to rebound from 2012’s losses, but still don’t seem to be getting the message that their policies don’t hold water with the majority of Americans. Meanwhile, President Obama is pushing forward with his agenda despite GOP opposition. Joan Walsh of salon.com and Dana Milbank