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It's a busy day on Capitol Hill -- lawmakers set to vote on a bill to renew the violence against women act.
But President Obama threatens to -- that measure if it reaches his desk.
Chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel is live on Capitol Hill with more on that -- Mike why is -- some Democrats don't like this house bill.
-- -- the White House says that the house bill does not go far enough to protect battered illegal immigrants native Americans toward gays.
Here is a female democratic senator expressing her thoughts.
The senate bill strengthens the violence against women law to provide.
The violence against women act to provide more protections to more women and their families.
The house bill weakens the law.
Democrats want to expand the expiring current law to protect gays and lesbians and bisexuals.
Americans -- and so from the Republican side what are they saying about.
Why should note that there are some Republicans who do feel that the house bill does not go far enough I should note that the senate bill.
Passed by a pretty good bipartisan margin.
In the end though the senate Republican leader says something will get done.
I'm confident that will have.
Renewed violence against fellow Mormon activated you may -- it passed the senate a few years ago on a voice vote.
This is not something about which there should be any real controversy.
The house bill would extend protections for five years and up authorized 600 million dollars a year but again it is expected to be a close vote in that house.
If that bill fails then there may be 88.
Movement to move forward with -- senate John and we can expect to see these vote results in some political advertising this fall I have a feeling.
No question Mike Emanuel thank you.
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