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 2017-01-19 01:21 

Tuscaloosa News

6 state AGs urge rejection of Jeff Sessions for U.S. attorney general... +

NEW YORK — Democratic attorneys general from five states and the District of Columbia have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. attorney general.In the letter dated Jan. ...

 2017-01-18 23:32 

Breitbart.com

John Leguizamo: ‘Jeff Sessions Should Never Be Attorney General’... +

In a guest column for Hollywood trade publication Variety, actor John Leguizamo lays out the reasons why he believes President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Attorney General, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), should not be confirmed for the post....

 2017-01-18 22:55 

KGW

6 state AGs urge rejection of Sessions... +

NEW YORK — Attorneys general from six states, including Oregon's Ellen Rosenblum, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general. ...

 2017-01-18 21:28 

Newsmax

Democrats Demand Sessions Recuse Himself on Confirmation Votes... +

Democrats are calling on Sen. Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from voting on confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump's administration while he is waiting on his own possible confirmation to the Trump Cabinet....

 2017-01-18 19:15 

Variety

John Leguizamo: Jeff Sessions Should Never Be Attorney General (Guest Column)... +

Last Wednesday the U.S. Senate held four confirmation hearings on Donald Trumps cabinet nominees. It also scheduled his long-anticipated press conference largely devoted to Trumps intimate relationship with Russia and a critical vote on the Affordable ...

 2017-01-18 17:15 

Newsmax

6 State AGs Urge Rejection of Sessions for Attorney General... +

Attorneys general from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. attorney general....

 2017-01-18 16:43 

The Decatur Daily

Chamber passes resolution supporting Orr for Sessions' seat... +

The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce passed a resolution today supporting the selection of state Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, to replace U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions if Sessions is confirmed as U.S. attorney general....

 2017-01-18 15:51 

WJZ

[ CBS Baltimore ]

Frosh Among 6 State AGs Urging Rejection Of Sessions For AG... +

Attorneys generals from six states, including Maryland's Brian Frosh, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general...

 2017-01-18 15:40 

Maryland Daily Record

Frosh joins AGs group in opposing Sessions nomination... +

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has joined five other attorneys general in urging the U.S. Senate to reject Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination as U.S. Attorney General. In a letter sent to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-I...

 2017-01-18 14:48 

auburnpub.com

[ The Citizen ]

Schneiderman urges Senate to oppose Jeff Sessions for U.S. attorney general... +

A coalition of attorneys general from five states and the District of Columbia all Democrats are urging the U.S. Senate to reject Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. attorney general....

 2017-01-18 14:45 

mlive.com

10 key moments from Justin Amash's at-capacity town hall meeting... +

Take a peek inside the standing-room-only event, from constituents literally being left out in the cold to talk of repealing Obamacare and criticisms of Sen. Jeff Sessions....

 2017-01-18 13:04 

The Cumberland Times-News

6 state AGs urge rejection of Sessions for attorney general... +

NEW YORK (AP) Attorneys generals from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general....

 2017-01-18 11:37 

Norwich Bulletin

6 state AGs urge rejection of Sessions for attorney general... +

NEW YORK — Attorneys generals from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general. In the letter dated Jan. 17, t...

 2017-01-18 11:26 

KTVT CBS Dallas

6 State AGs Urge Rejection Of Sessions For Attorney General... +

Attorneys generals from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general....

 2017-01-18 11:25 

The Fayetteville Observer

6 state AGs urge rejection of Sessions for attorney general... +

NEW YORK (AP) - Attorneys generals from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general....

 2017-01-18 11:00 

McClatchy DC

Of all the festivities planned for the Trump inauguration, the pot giveaway is unique... +

While the giveaway on Friday is aimed at winning new support for the pot legalization movement, organizers also want to send a message to President-elect Donald Trump: Dont let Attorney General-designate Alabama GOP Sen. Jeff Sessions call the shots on U....

 2017-01-18 10:57 

Washington Post

6 state AGs urge rejection of Sessions for attorney general... +

Attorneys generals from six states, including New Yorks Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general....

 2017-01-18 10:54 

Washington Times

6 state AGs urge rejection of Sessions for attorney general... +

Attorneys generals from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general....

 2017-01-18 10:54 

US News & World Report

6 state AGs urge rejection of Sessions for attorney general... +

Attorneys generals from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general...

 2017-01-18 10:05 

Fox Business

6 state AGs urge rejection of Sessions for attorney general... +

Attorneys generals from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general....

 2017-01-18 10:00 

NPR

Can Trump's Pick For Attorney General Serve Independently From The White House? ... +

There's supposed to be a firewall between the Justice Department and the Oval Office, but Sessions' vigorous support of Donald Trump's campaign raises doubts about how independent he could be....

 2017-01-18 10:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Can Trump's Pick For Attorney General Serve Independently From The White House? ... +

Jeff Sessions donned a "Make America Great Again" cap and joined the campaign trail as one of Donald Trump's earliest supporters on Capitol...

 2017-01-18 10:00 

WSHU

Can Trump's Pick For Attorney General Serve Independently From The White House? ... +

Jeff Sessions donned a "Make America Great Again" cap and joined the campaign trail as one of Donald Trump's earliest supporters on Capitol Hill. But the proximity of the Alabama Republican to the president-elect has got some Democrats worried about how h...

 2017-01-18 05:00 

Politico

Dems demand Sessions recuse himself on confirmation votes... +

Jeff Sessions has said only that he would recuse from voting on his own confirmation as attorney general....

 2017-01-18 00:30 

WorldNetDaily

The black left's 'conservatism is racism' fraud... +

The confirmation hearings of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Trump’s nominee for attorney general, provided plenty of drama that can help explain why racial tensions never seem to go away in America. This was particularly evident in the ...

 2017-01-18 00:20 

Washington Examiner

Judiciary committee will vote on Jeff Sessions' nomination Jan. 24... +

The Senate Judiciary Committee announced it will vote on the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general on Jan. 24. The Alabama Republican is expected to easily win the committee's approval, despite objections from Democrats who have questi...

 2017-01-17 21:06 

Raw Story

Senate Democrats ask Trump attorney general pick to recuse himself from Russia probes... +

Nine Democratic senators asked President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. attorney general, Senator Jeff Sessions, on Tuesday to recuse himself from any FBI or Justice Department investigation into Russia’s efforts to interfere with the...

 2017-01-17 20:58 

Times Union

Letter: Choosing Jeff Sessions is not the right way to go... +

Many of us considered during the presidential campaign that the slogan ...

 2017-01-17 20:15 

Reuters

Senate Democrats ask Trump attorney general pick to recuse himself from Russia probes... +

Nine Democratic senators asked President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. attorney general, Senator Jeff Sessions, on Tuesday to recuse himself from any FBI or Justice Department investigation into Russia's efforts to interfere with the 201...

 2017-01-17 20:13 

Reuters

Senate Democrats ask Trump attorney general pick to recuse himself from Russia probes... +

Nine Democratic senators asked President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. attorney general, Senator Jeff Sessions, on Tuesday to recuse himself from any FBI or Justice Department investigation into Russia's efforts to interfere with the 201...

 2017-01-17 19:43 

Washington Examiner

Democrats demand Sessions recuse himself from Russia probe... +

Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats today called for Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., the nominee for attorney general, to allow investigations into Russian hacking to proceed and to recuse himself from any of those proceedings. The Democrats, led by Sen. Dia...

 2017-01-17 18:53 

The Birmingham News

All eyes on 'Big' Luther Strange as Alabama looks to fill Jeff Sessions' Senate seat... +

The Alabama Attorney General is the only person to officially file paperwork to run for the Senate seat in 2018, and he's viewed as the early favorite. But Strange, as attorney general, could face a risky political situation if Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley...

 2017-01-17 12:31 

The Huffington Post

Will This Be The Last Time Prisoners Are Granted Clemency?... +

President-elect Trump's nomination of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General suggests a climate of mercy and forgiveness will soon change....

 2017-01-17 10:00 

Roll Call

Porn, Weed and Other Takeaways From Sessions Hearing... +

Sen. Jeff Sessions revealed several policy changes he might bring to the Justice Department during his confirmation hearing this week to be attorney general in the Trump administration. Get breaking news alerts and more from Roll Call on your iPhone or yo...

 2017-01-17 00:49 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Barbara Lee explains why she's skipping Trump inauguration... +

Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee explained Monday why she's planning on skipping Donald Trump's inauguration, saying she doesn't support the President-elect's attorney general nominee, Jeff Sessions, or incoming White House senior adviser, Stev...

 2017-01-16 22:16 

NPR

Muslim-Americans Anxious About Trump Administration... +

Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary nominee Gen John Kelly say they would not support a Muslim registry. But U.S. Muslims remain wary....

 2017-01-16 21:10 

Daily Kos

Red state Democrats aren't giving a pass to Jeff Sessions... +

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell goes into this session thinking he's going to have vulnerable red state Democrats, up for re-election in 2018, bucking their party to give him the support he needs in order to jam very bad stuff through the closely d...

 2017-01-16 19:57 

The Daily Caller

Jeff Sessions Was Right To Vote Against Domestic Violence Legislation... +

I am a domestic violence survivor, and I recognize that the VAWA is bad legislation....

 2017-01-16 19:21 

Delaware County Daily Times

Village View: Congressman John Lewis always a hero... +

If you missed the opportunity to hear Georgia Congressman John Lewis, my hero, speak out at a Senate confirmation hearing last week, explaining why he cannot vote "yes" in favor of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General of the nation, and why he will ...

 2017-01-16 19:21 

Delaware County Daily Times

Column: Congressman John Lewis always a hero... +

If you missed the opportunity to hear Georgia Congressman John Lewis, my hero, speak out at a Senate confirmation hearing last week, explaining why he cannot vote "yes" in favor of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General of the nation, and why he will ...

 2017-01-16 19:19 

The Anniston Star

Witnesses against Sessions are guilty of what they charge (opinion)... +

This is my take on the confirmation hearing of Jeff Sessions and the testimony of Cory Booker, (D) New Jersey; and John Lewis, (D) Georgia....

 2017-01-16 16:48 

MSNBC

Loretta Lynch: I have confidence in FBI... +

As her final day in office approaches, Attorney General Loretta Lynch joins MSNBC's Tamron Hall to discuss the issues that spanned her tenure and how her potential successor Jeff Sessions may approach the cases she's leaving behind....

 2017-01-16 05:32 

Wall Street Journal

Trumps Cabinet... +

Paul Gigot, Daniel Henninger, Mary Kissel and Bret Stephens discuss hearings for Trumps cabinet nominees. Colin Levy talks legal challenges to Trump. Plus, Michael Mukasey on Jeff Sessions and Edwin Williamson on conflicts of interest....

 2017-01-16 01:59 

The Daily Beast

Experts: Sessions Could Let Chicago PD Off the Hook Despite DOJ Report... +

If Sen. Jeff Sessions is confirmed as attorney general, probes into police departments - like the one recently released in Chicago - could become less frequent. ...

 2017-01-15 23:20 

Daily Kos

Democratic capitalism: Freeing people from the corporate special interest definition of 'corruption'... +

This week someone asked me if I’d heard any questions about IDEA, the federal law protecting students with disabilities (the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), during Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearings. I get these types of questions a lot b...

 2017-01-15 20:29 

Salon

Can Jeff Sessions, in good faith, hire attorneys with no faith? The AG contender has repeatedly disparaged secularists... +

"If you dont believe in truth, if youre a secularist, then how do we operate this government?"...

 2017-01-15 19:38 

The Birmingham News

Jeff Sessions' confirmation, Obama honors Birmingham, Trump inauguration: AL.com must-read stories... +

Catch up on some of the top stories over the last week from AL.com...

 2017-01-15 18:26 

National Review

Trump's Justice Department Begins to Take Shape... +

Barring some extraordinary development, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions will be the next Attorney General of the United States. What will the Justice Department look like under Sessions? Based upon this reporting by David Lat at Above the Law, the Departmen...

 2017-01-15 13:20 

NJ.com: Star Ledger

Disqualify Trump's AG pick over voting rights | Opinion... +

In Alabama, Jeff Sessions was not really interested in uncovering voter fraud, only in halting political power obtained through black voters' ballots....

 2017-01-15 13:12 

MSNBC

The fate of police reform under a Sessions...... +

What will become of Loretta Lynch's legacy if Senator Jeff Sessions is the next attorney general? Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh and Kristen Clarke of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, join to discuss....

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