** FILE ** House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, holds a  Jan. 23, 2013, news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington to discuss the reintroduction of the Violence Against Women Act. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, holds a Jan. 23, 2013, news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington to discuss the reintroduction of the Violence Against Women Act. (Associated Press)