Senate Passes ‘Violence Against Women Act’ 68-31

The Senate on Thursday passed the Democrats’ version of the Violence Against Women Act by a 68-31 margin.

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.

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