The Wisconsin congressman, stepping down after four decades, is the latest of more than a dozen Republicans slated to leave Congress in 2020.
"An abomination," said the indigenous congresswoman.
They tried -- and failed -- to repeal a 2013 provision that helps tribes crack down on non-Native domestic abusers.
Sensenbrenner, campaign finance records show, maintains Koch Industries as one of his top donors. He also has well over $1
The state of our criminal justice system is simply so bad, the political climate for change so good, that it would be an epic desertion of our civic duties -- and of the pressure we as voters possess -- to let the 2016 election slip by without electoral promises of far-reaching reform. Which is why criminal justice must be a key issue for 2016 voters.
One in three Americans -- as many as 100 million adults -- has a criminal record. Because a criminal history record creates barriers to housing, education and employment, it can often stand between another chance and another visit to prison.
"Some of these people are in there under what I'll call flimsy reasons," Boehner said.
House bill -- The Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2015 Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) Rep. John
The legislation actually expands the Voting Rights Act, too, by giving more power to federal courts to stop discriminatory
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R) won re-election in Wisconsin's 5th Congressional District on Tuesday, beating Democrat Chris Rockwood