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Advocates To Make Domestic-Violence Bill Push On Wednesday

The Violence Against Women Act reauthorization was held up earlier this year, after the House passed a more limited bill. On Wednesday, a web-based campaign will urge lame-duck movement on the Senate's more broad bill, which includes protections for LGBT and undocumented people.

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Chris Geidner is the legal editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC. In 2014, Geidner won the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association award for journalist of the year.

Contact Chris Geidner at chris.geidner@buzzfeed.com.

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