Many advocates want those changed, adjusted, or bolstered, and the only way to do that is to open up the bill and reauthorize it.
Ex-Im funding will now be temporarily extended, and then the GOP will figure out a way to reauthorize it for another few years.
In 2012, he voted to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, one of the purest excresences of crony capitalism imaginable.
The solution is simple: add another line to the continuing resolution to reauthorize the Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa program.
Today, the Senate voted 78-22 to reauthorize the 1994 Violence Against Women Act.
So why reauthorize the VRA now, and why should Eric Cantor be the driving force?
He got exercised talking about the Export-Import Bank, which Congress voted to reauthorize this week after a long battle.
Yet for me, the most important conclusion from the book is the need to reauthorize CDC research into guns.
So will the House GOP finally vote to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act?
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