Jeff Sessions

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How Civil Rights Groups Feel About Sessions' Confirmation in 9 Tweets

“The man in charge of enforcing hate crimes laws doesn’t think they should exist.”

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WATCH: Senators Are Reading Coretta Scott King's Letter About Jeff Sessions

The action comes after Republican Senators censored Senator Elizabeth Warren for attempting to read the letter, which detailed the Department of Justice nominee’s racist actions.

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BREAKING: Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Jeff Sessions for Attorney General Spot

The vote is expected to move to the full Senate later this week.

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The Latest on Trump's Cabinet: Who Was Confirmed, Who Was Delayed?

Democrats boycotted two votes today, but one of President Trump’s nominees was confirmed by 96 members of the Senate.

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3 Things You Need to Know Right Now About the Current DOJ Drama

The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to vote on Jeff Sessions' attorney general nomination today.

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Deciding to Lead With Love, Despite an Enraging Political Climate

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. teaches us that leading with love is a decision rather than a naturally occurring phenomenon. In this hostile political moment, commit to practicing a love that makes room for anger but not for contempt.  

 
Sexual assault survivor Amita Swadhin testifies against Sen. Jeff Sessions' confirmation on January 11, 2017.

Hear From the Sexual Assault Survivor Who Testified Against Jeff Sessions

Amita Swadhin: "I agreed to testify because it’s really important for there to be public record that there was resistance to his nomination both from the grassroots along with our allies who are elected officials."

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READ: Coretta Scott King's 1986 Letter Condemning Jeff Sessions

"Mr. Sessions has used the awesome powers of his office in a shabby attempt to intimidate and frighten elderly Black voters."

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When and Where to Watch Senate Confirmation Hearings for Trump's Cabinet Picks

A flurry of Senate confirmation hearings for Trump's cabinet nominees are happening this week. Here's when and where to watch.

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WATCH: Senator Cory Booker to Testify Against Jeff Sessions

It’s the first time a U.S. senator has gone on the record against a colleague during a confirmation hearing.

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UPDATE: NAACP Members Arrested for Occupying Senator Jeff Sessions' Office

The Alabama senator is Trump’s nominee for attorney general. He was previously denied a federal judgeship due to his racist speech.

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This Video Breaks Down The 'Bigotry of Trump's Cabinet'

ThinkProgress explores what some of the president-elect’s administration picks think about race, sexuality and religion.

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Why It Matters That Trump Tapped Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

The GOP previously rejected Sessions for a federal judgeship because it felt he was too racist to take the bench.