With federal workers furloughed, a growing number of lawmakers say they'll forgo or donate their pay. Such gestures, however, are not expected to tame public anger at Congress over the government shutdown.
The Violence Against Women Act now goes to President Obama's desk, but a majority of Republicans in the House didn't back it. Some say the domestic violence law was flawed and rammed through by leadership.
The Violence Against Women Act breezed through the Congress in previous years, but it's suddenly a heavy lift. The GOP House passed its version of the bill on a largely party-line vote, but getting to yes with the Senate will be tough.