Sophia Renville Brown works in the office of a women's shelter she manages on the Sisseton-Wahpeton reservation which straddles the North and South Dakota border on Dec. 7, 2011. Brown is a domestic violence survivor-turned-advocate for the shelter which she says can hold up to 15 women and children and is often full. (AP Photo/Amber Hunt)

Violence Against Women Bill Dies In House

Before wrapping up their session on Tuesday night, Congress had a few things on their to-do list: Vote on the fiscal cliff bill, figure out what they were going to do about the farm bill, authorize relief for Superstorm Sandy victims — and reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. That last item may seem like […]