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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 who has devoted his life to the cause of justice. Sessions was sworn in the morning a...

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 surrounding President Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim nations led to the firing of the a...

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 progress on other Trump nominees, including Steve Mnuchin, the pick at the Treasury Departm...

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...

Three black lawmakers just tore into Jeff Sessions

For a man dogged by allegations of racist comments and actions, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) managed to make it through the first day and a half of confirmation hearings to be the next attorney ge...

Cory Booker testifies against attorney general pick Jeff Sessions

In a highly unusual move for a Senate colleague, Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, delivered a blistering criticism Wednesday of Jeff Sessions, the junior U.S. senator from Alabama who Donald Trump...

In Defense Of Sen. Jeff Sessions

Senator Jeff Sessions is not a racist.  If you listen to only certain Senate Democrats and others on the left, that’s exactly what they want you to think and why they are objecting to his nomi...

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