The sequester deadline has nearly arrived, and nada. What did get done in Washington today: The House voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.
The sequester deadline has nearly arrived, and nada. The Senate could vote on two different sequester bills, both of which are expected to fail. The automatic $85 billion in spending cuts are scheduled to kick in on Friday night at midnight unless Congress agrees on a solution.
What did get done in Washington, D.C. today: The House voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.
- Dual Senate sequester votes expected to fail
- White House counts on GOP to bend as cuts’ effects are felt
- Violence Against Women Act finally reuthorized
- House expected to pass Senate version of VAWA
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