Civil And Political Rights

Friends, foes spar in fight on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

Friends and foes of Neil Gorsuch lobbied the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday both for and against confirmation of the Colorado-based judge to the Supreme Court. Gorsuch frustrated Democrats during more than 20 hours of grilling this week by refusing to share his personal v...

At Black History Month event, Jeff Sessions says 'black history is American history'

On the final day of Black History Month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions declared "black history is American history." "During Black History Month, we honor the experience and the achievements of black Americans throughout our history," Sessions said in his remarks Tuesday at the ...

Jeff Sessions: ‘Black History Is American History’

In remarks at the Justice Department on Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that black history is American history and that much remains to be done to advance civil rights. “During Black History Month, we honor the experience and the achievements of black Americans th...

Alabama's Sessions sworn in as attorney general

WASHINGTON — Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions has been sworn in as President Donald Trump's attorney general. During an Oval Office ceremony, Trump called Sessions a man of integrity and principal, and someone who has devoted his life to the cause of justice. Sessions was sworn in ...

Jeff Sessions sworn in as attorney general

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions has been sworn in as President Donald Trump’s attorney general. During an Oval Office ceremony, Trump called Sessions a man of integrity and principal, and someone w...

Trump's AG Pick Sessions Approved By Senate Committee | Zero Hedge

Despitre relentless obstructionism by Democrats, a Senate committee voted to confirm Jeff Sessions to be the next US attorney general on Wednesday, two days after the growing controversy surround...

Sessions approved by Senate committee

Sessions's nomination now goes to the floor, where he is widely expected to be confirmed given the GOP's 52-seat majority. The committee vote comes as Senate Democrats have sought to slow progre...

Hirono, Schatz Disappointed With Trump's Pick Of Gorsuch

President Donald Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court has Republican very happy and Democrats very worried. Include Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono in the latter camp. ...

Civil rights, LGBT rights, climate change and health care disappear from Trump’s White House website

President Donald Trump’s whitehouse.gov page omitted references to a number of policy issues championed by his predecessor, including climate change, civil rights and healthcare, providing a bl...

Cory Booker takes stage to rail against Jeff Sessions nomination

Washington (CNN) New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker gave an impassioned and unprecedented plea to the Senate on Wednesday to vote against Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general and his fellow senat...

Civil rights icon John Lewis just eviscerated Jeff Sessions for his record on race

Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, has used two days of confirmation hearings to try to ease concerns about his views on race and civil rights. Rep. John L...

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