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 2016-12-06 01:00 

Newsmax

Sessions Endorsed by Half-Dozen Former Drug Policy Officials... +

Sen. Jeff Sessions received the support of former drug administration heads on Monday in his nomination for U.S. Attorney General, according to a letter sent to members of the Senate leadership. As you prepare for the upcoming Congress and for the impend...

 2016-12-05 20:22 

National Review

No, Washington Post, Jeff Sessions Didnt Trash A Law Protecting Disabled Kids... +

In case anyone still has doubts that some journalists have resolved to do everything possible to sink Senator Jeff Sessions nomination for Attorney General, the Washington Posts Valerie Strauss has proven the point on one of the Posts blogs, and in the pr...

 2016-12-05 05:00 

Politico

Jeff Sessions’ Coming War on Legal Marijuana... +

Theres little to stop the attorney general nominee from ignoring the will of millions of pro-pot voters....

 2016-12-05 01:50 

NY Daily News

N.Y. legal pot advocates fear Trump admin, Jeff Sessions... +
 2016-12-04 23:34 

The Daily Caller

What Trump's Cabinet Appointments Could Mean For Marijuana In America... +

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Sen. Jeff Sessions and Congressman Tom Price as members of his cabinet....

 2016-12-04 12:19 

The Huntsville Times

Is Sen. Jeff Sessions gambling with Alabama's seat on TVA board?... +

Alabama's seat is a sure thing now with a man Sessions has already approved once. But he's a Democrat....

 2016-12-03 13:31 

The Sacramento Bee

A tale of two attorneys general... +

Jeff Sessions, a U.S. senator since 1996, and Xavier Becerra, a member of Congress since 1992, have traveled very different roads....

 2016-12-03 02:41 

Washington Examiner

Five bills Sessions helped Dems pass into law... +

One of the harshest critics of Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination to become attorney general on civil rights grounds once heaped praise on him for his work to reduce prison sentences for crack-cocaine possession, a top priority for the black community and...

 2016-12-02 20:03 

Breitbart.com

CNN Misidentifies Jeff Sessions’ ‘Hometown’ — Assigns Random Alabama Town Instead... +

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) may have succeeded a Heflin for Alabama’s spot in the U.S. Senate, but he isn’t from a town called Heflin. In a segment that aired last month on CNN multiple times shortly after President-elect Donald Trump announced ...

 2016-12-02 18:13 

US News & World Report

Trump Team Memo Spells Out Selling Points for Cabinet Picks... +

A note to congressional Republicans hits resume points to emphasize for Jeff Sessions, Steven Mnuchin, Betsy DeVos and others....

 2016-12-02 17:08 

Daily Kos

Jeff Sessions’ heroic effort as Alabama attorney general to block freedom of speech on LGBT issues... +

If you're wondering how Attorney General Jeff Sessions would use his powerful perch to defend civil rights, here's a telling example from Andrew Kaczynski: As Alabama's attorney general in 1996, Sessions attempted to stop the Southeastern Lesbian, Gay, ...

 2016-12-02 15:23 

NY Daily News

Trump's AG Jeff Sessions fought to derail gay-rights conference... +
 2016-12-02 14:58 

LawNewz

Trump's AG Pick Jeff Sessions Once Claimed It Was Illegal for LGBT Group to Meet... +

Back in 1996, then-Attorney General Sessions tried to stop an LGBT group from meeting at the University of Alabama....

 2016-12-02 12:25 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Jeff Sessions fought as Alabama attorney general to keep an LGBT conference from meeting on a public campus... +

Sen. Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's pick to be United States attorney general, launched a public campaign as Alabama attorney general in 1996 to prevent a gay rights group from holding a conference at the University of Alabama, according to a KFile rev...

 2016-12-01 23:20 

NY Post

Why Pelosi won, teaching liberals to argue, and other notable commentary... +

From the right: Lazy Racism Slam on Sessions The left knock on Jeff Sessions, the Alabama senator Prez-elect Donald Trump tapped to be attorney general, that hes racist ignores the decades of work hes done for the African-American community. Writing at Sa...

 2016-12-01 20:05 

National Review

Note to Huffington Post: Jeff Sessions Does Not Hate Disabled Children... +

Another day, another half-baked attempt at slandering Senator Jeff Sessions, President-elect Trumps nominee for Attorney General. This time it comes from the Huffington Posts Jason Cherkis, in a breathless report that Sessions once complained about a law ...

 2016-12-01 19:18 

McClatchy DC

Civil rights groups urge Senate to reject Sessions as attorney general... +

Claiming Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions 30-year public record is pocked with racially insensitive comments, questionable enforcement of civil rights laws and a disregard for women, immigrants and the disabled, 144 groups urged the U.S Senate on Thursday to bl...

 2016-12-01 18:12 

USA Today

[ Business ]

Trumps anti-pot attorney general choice rattles legal marijuana movement... +

Legal pot's future is in a haze following Trump's nomination of Alabama's Sen. Jeff Sessions....

 2016-12-01 12:59 

Salon

Calling Jeff Sessions racist conveniently ignores the work hes done for Alabamas black community... +

Lowndes County, Alabama needed help, and Sessions came through. Liberal critics need to give him credit...

 2016-12-01 12:58 

The Birmingham News

Shelby in 1986 ran campaign ad saying Sessions called KKK 'good ole boys'... +

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, a Republican since 1986, was once a Democrat who was critical of then-U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions. In a political campaign ad that year, Shelby accused Sessions of calling the KKK a bunch of "good ole boys." Sessions demanded an ...

 2016-12-01 12:34 

Los Angeles Times

California backers of legalized marijuana fear possible battle with attorney general pick Jeff Sessions... +

Activists who won state voter approval of a measure legalizing the recreational use of pot worry that Jeff Sessions, Trump's pick for attorney general, could resume federal enforcement of pot laws....

 2016-12-01 11:52 

The Huffington Post

Jeff Sessions Didn't Like How The Supreme Court Spared 'Retarded' People From Execution... +

Donald Trump's pick for attorney general said in 2002 that federal judges shouldn't read too much into the Constitution....

 2016-12-01 11:03 

The Huffington Post

Jeff Sessions: The Fight Against Climate Change Hurts Poor People... +

Donald Trumps pick for attorney general, long a climate denier, gave a bizarre interview about global warming in 2015....

 2016-12-01 08:05 

Los Angeles Times

California backers of legalized marijuana fear possible battle with attorney general pick Jeff Sessions... +
 2016-12-01 05:00 

Politico

Trump team urges GOP to play up Sessions' 'strong civil rights record'... +

President-elect Donald Trump's team is advising Senate Republicans to promote Jeff Sessions' deep familiarity with the Justice Department....

 2016-11-30 19:38 

The Birmingham News

Sessions' old remarks about disabled students raising new concerns... +

Senator Jeff Sessions' old remarks about disabled students are raising concerns from disability advocates who fear he will not enforce federal special education law....

 2016-11-30 19:03 

National Review

Jeff Sessions Is Wrong on Marijuana Policy... +

Conservatives are typically pleased with President-elect Trumps selection of law and order Alabama senator Jeff Sessions as the next Attorney General of the United States. I have worked with Senator Sessions often in the past and I have enjoyed it very mu...

 2016-11-30 19:03 

National Review

Jeff Sessions Is Wrong on Marijuana Policy... +

Conservatives are typically pleased with President-elect Trumps selection of law and order Alabama senator Jeff Sessions as the next Attorney General of the United States. I have worked with Senator Sessions often in the past and I have enjoyed it very mu...

 2016-11-30 15:00 

Wall Street Journal

Community Policing Program Faces Uncertainty Under Donald Trump Administration... +

The community policing program in Gary, Ind., and other cities faces an uncertain future under a Justice Department led by Sen. Jeff Sessions, who is President-elect Donald Trumps pick for attorney general....

 2016-11-30 11:57 

Washington Examiner

Byron York: Senate Democrats plan to 'Ashcroft' their good friend Jeff Sessions... +

There's been talk among some conservatives and Republicans that Democrats are plotting to Bork the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general. That's not right. What Democrats really hope to do is to Ashcroft the man soon-to-be Minori...

 2016-11-30 10:47 

Philadelphia Inquirer

Donald Trump's Cabinet Choices... +

Attorney General: Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.)Secretary of the Treasury: Steve MnuchinSecretary of Transportation: Elaine ChaoSecretary of Health and Human Services: Rep. Tom Price (R., Ga.)...

 2016-11-30 05:00 

Orange County Register

Senate should block Jeff Sessions’ nomination as attorney general... +

It is unconscionable to put Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions in charge of federal civil rights and federal environmental enforcement. Sessions repeatedly has shown that he is at the extreme right in these areas and he should not be the attorney general of the U...

 2016-11-30 02:26 

The Birmingham News

Democrats concerned about Jeff Sessions as attorney general, but have little recourse... +

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans are hoping to move quickly to confirm President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, but Democrats say they have concerns about Sen. Jeff Sessions' views on civil liberties, voting rights and immigration and ...

 2016-11-30 00:52 

WABC-TV NY

Everything you need to know about Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions... +

Here's what you need to know about Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's pick for Attorney General. ...

 2016-11-30 00:52 

KTRK-TV ABC Houston

Everything you need to know about Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions... +

Here's what you need to know about Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's pick for Attorney General. ...

 2016-11-30 00:26 

Washington Examiner

Feinstein casts doubt on quick Sessions confirmation... +

Senate Republicans' plan to quickly take up President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general and possibly confirm him by Inauguration Day has Democrats crying foul. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky...

 2016-11-30 00:16 

Wall Street Journal

The Racist Smear Against Jeff Sessions... +

Quin Hillyer writes that Jeff Sessions, Trumps pick for attorney general, spent a decade trying to fix disparities in drug sentencing....

 2016-11-29 23:24 

WBRC

[ FOX Birmingham ]

Bachus: 'I would pledge to serve only on an interim basis' for Sessions' Senate seat... +

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions hasnt even been confirmed as Attorney General, but many Alabama politicians already have indicated they would be interested in the job. ...

 2016-11-29 23:09 

Stamford Advocate

Dems concerned about Sessions, but have little recourse... +

WASHINGTON (AP) Senate Republicans are hoping to move quickly to confirm President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, but Democrats say they have concerns about Sen. Jeff Sessions' views on civil liberties, voting rights and immig...

 2016-11-29 22:12 

Washington Post

Dems concerned about Sessions, but have little recourse... +

Senate Republicans are hoping to move quickly to confirm President-elect Donald Trumps nominee for attorney general, but Democrats say they have concerns about Sen. Jeff Sessions views on civil liberties, voting rights and immigration and are asking for t...

 2016-11-29 22:09 

Washington Times

Dems concerned about Sessions, but have little recourse... +

Senate Republicans are hoping to move quickly to confirm President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, but Democrats say they have concerns about Sen. Jeff Sessions' views on civil liberties, voting rights and immigration and are as...

 2016-11-29 22:09 

US News & World Report

Dems concerned about Sessions, but have little recourse... +

Senate Republicans are hoping to move quickly to confirm President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions...

 2016-11-29 19:02 

CNBC

Trump may have just set his attorney general pick up for more Democratic attacks... +

Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's attorney general pick, will likely face more questions from his Senate colleagues about voting rights....

 2016-11-29 18:54 

The Anniston Star

STEVE FLOWERS: Who will replace Sessions?... +

It is definite, our Junior Senator, Jeff Sessions, is going to be President Donald Trumps Attorney General, as well as his closest advisor....

 2016-11-29 18:00 

Washington Examiner

Grassley says he won't tolerate character attacks at Sessions confirmation... +

Sen. Chuck Grassley said Tuesday he will make sure that the confirmation hearing for President-elect Trump's choice for attorney general proceeds smoothly, and said he will not tolerate any attacks on the character of the nominee, Sen. Jeff Sessions, ...

 2016-11-29 16:35 

Breitbart.com

Caddell: Hillary Clinton Email Investigation Should Go Forward Irrespective of Recount Efforts... +

Asked by Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Tuesday if Democrats supporting a recount effort in certain states may have an impact in terms of putting another Clinton email investigation back on the table, Democrat pollster and analyst Pat C...

 2016-11-29 15:10 

Fox News

Opinion: Jeff Sessions is a troubling, dangerous pick for attorney general... +

It should concern all reasonable citizens that Trump wants to install this narrow-minded individual with outdated views as the nations highest legal officer....

 2016-11-29 14:22 

Daily Kos

Jeff Sessions: Protections for disabled kids are ruining America's schools... +

Back in 2000, Jeff Sessions put his finger squarely on the source of problems in America’s schools: disabled children. Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general claimed, on the floor of the Senate, that while it was a good thing for schools to make accommo...

 2016-11-29 13:11 

Newsmax

Jeff Sessions as AG Brings Both Hope, Fear on Issue of Illegal Immigrants... +

Advocates for the rights of undocumented immigrants are alarmed by the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general, while those who insist the current system is too lenient in allowing those who enter the country illegally to stay are elated that...

 2016-11-29 11:32 

Forbes

Would Special Education Rights Be Safe With Jeff Sessions As U.S. Attorney General?... +

Comments from Jeff Sessions, tapped for U.S. Attorney General, about special education worry education and disability advocates....

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