| Oct 25, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Rep. Rob Wittman
I take exception to the Oct. 22 letter in support of Norm Mosher.
Rep. Rob Wittman voted for the Violence Against Women Act on three occasions in the 113th Congress and twice in the 112th Congress. He supports existing law, including...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Where has all the media concern for victims of domestic violence gone?
That's what I was thinking last week as I looked at TV lineups in vain for featured reports, stories or episodes of series about domestic abuse. And then I found the HBO documentary,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:50 AM
The NFL has teamed up with the National Domestic Violence Hotline to provide “much-needed resources” to the organization in order to help women who have been abused.
A hotline spokesperson told ESPN.com that the commitment was a “...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:11 AM
While Penn State is dealing with several sexual assault allegations — on and off campus — from last weekend, a new report points to an overall decline in those incidents.
The university released the 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
What if Hillary Clinton doesn't seek the presidency in 2016?
Waiting patiently and noncommittally in the wings is Vice President Joe Biden. He might well be reluctant to take her on, considering the powerhouse she has become, with an army of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON --That Hillary Clinton will seek the presidency in 2016 is now widely taken as a given. Certainly she has given every sign of it, short of saying "Yes." But what if she doesn't?
Waiting patiently and noncommittally in the wings is Vice...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:05 AM
In the wake of the TMZ video of Ray Rice slugging his now-wife in a casino elevator, the Baltimore Ravens terminating his contract and the NFL giving him an indefinite suspension were appropriate. Rice possibly losing his career will bring light to the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:41 AM
The NFL on Tuesday announced the hiring of Cynthia C. Hogan, a former White House official who worked with the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Violence Against Women Act, which became law 20 years ago.
Hogan, longtime counsel to Vice President Joe...
| Sep 12, 2014
While most of us were sitting safely in our homes or offices this week watching the news and social media coverage of the announcements by the Ravens and the NFL, hundreds of women in Maryland were walking into courthouses, domestic violence advocates'...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The always quotable Vice President Joe Biden took a shot at House Republicans the other day, referring to them as “this Neanderthal crowd” for having resisted speedy reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. His crack certainly...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Dismissing comparisons of tea party Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to the infamous Joe McCarthy, Jonah Goldberg suggests in his column Tuesday that Cruz instead "might be the conservative Barack Obama." Goldberg then requests that readers "bear with me."