05.16.12 11:41 PM ET
Democrats React to ‘Violence Against Women’ Act Passage on Twitter
Sen Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY): "We need to protect all women"
Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI): “Fails to stop discrimination”
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA): “Who you love should not determine if your assailant is brought to justice.”
Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA): “WAWA: the GOP’s War on Women Act.”
Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY): “Shameful” doesn’t begin to describe.
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA): “Regardless of what the makeup of that relationship.”
Rep. David Price (D-NC): “House GOP is actually picking a partisan fight.”
Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ): “A new low.”
Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY): “Never been a partisan bill until the Tea Party Congress.”
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN): “Sad” for Sheila Wellstone.
Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY): “We shouldn’t single out people.”
Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA): “We can do better.”
Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA): “Women’s lives are at stake.”
Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY): “Destructive and dangerous.”
Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY): “Need a bi-partisan” bill.
Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA): “Count me as a strong no.”
Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-MA): “I will not support this flawed version of such historic legislation.”
Rep. John Olver (D-MA): “We cannot afford to go backwards on domestic violence.”
Rep. Joe Baca (D-CA): “Need to protect Native American women.”
Rep. Mark Udall (D-CO): “All women deserve protection from domestic violence.”