Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) speaks to her peers on January 21, 2009 at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hutchison Urges Senate To Renew Violence Against Women Act

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison is pushing to get more federal funding to pay for rape kits.


Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) speaks during a hearing before the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control on May 5, 2010 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Texas Lawmaker Offers Social Security Solution

The social security administration estimates its funds will be exhausted by 2036. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison is proposing what she calls a “moderate” solution that would start in the year 2016.