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Jeff Sessions addresses race, Muslim ban and torture at confirmation - CBS News

Sen. Jeff Sessions faced a flurry of questions Tuesday regarding his record defending minorities and on voting rights, as well as his positions on immigration policy and the use of torture at his confirmation hearing to become attorney general ...and more »

Jeff Sessions, a Lifelong Outsider, Finds the Inside Track - New York Times

During nearly two decades in the Senate, Jeff Sessions had never endorsed anyone in a presidential primary. But last January, the Alabama Republican, afraid that his party was floundering, sent a five-point questionnaire to all its presidential ...and more »

The Voter Fraud Case Jeff Sessions Lost and Can't Escape - New York Times

When Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, Donald J. Trump's choice for attorney general, answers questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, he can expect to revisit a long-ago case that has followed him. In 1985, when Sessions was the ...and more »

Jeff Sessions Says He Would Be Independent and Stand Up to Trump - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Senator Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald J. Trump's nominee for attorney general, pledged on Tuesday to “say no” to Mr. Trump if he tries to go beyond the law, and he spoke out against torture, a ban on Muslim immigration and other ...and more »

John Lewis Puts Race at Center of Jeff Sessions Hearing - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Senator Jeff Sessions, the Alabama Republican nominated for attorney general, came under sharp attack from black leaders Wednesday over his record on minorities, as Representative John Lewis of Georgia, a luminary of the civil rights ...and more »

Jeff Sessions Claims to Be a Champion of Voting Rights, but His Record Suggests Otherwise - The Nation.

Jeff Sessions testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on January 10, 2017. (Reuters / Kevin Lamarque). Ready to fight back? Sign up for Take Action Now and we'll send you three meaningful actions every Tuesday. Thank you for ...and more »

Jeff Sessions Has Spent His Whole Career Opposing Voting Rights - The Nation.

Senate Judiciary Committee chair Charles Grassley meets with Senator Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill on November 29, 2016. (Reuters / Gary Cameron). Ready to fight back? Sign up for Take Action Now and we'll send you three meaningful actions every ...and more »

Cory Booker thrashes Trump attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions in historic testimony - Business Insider

Cory Booker Sen. Cory Booker, Democrat of New Jersey, testifies against Sen. Jeff Sessions, the attorney general nominee. CSPAN Sen. Cory Booker forcefully denounced President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general on Wednesday in a passionate ...and more »

Jeff Sessions, US attorney general nominee, denies KKK sympathies - BBC News

President-elect Donald Trump's pick to be the new attorney general has denied sympathising with the Ku Klux Klan, in a tough Senate confirmation hearing. Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, 69, also pledged to recuse himself from any investigation into ...and more »

Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions Is Lying Through His Teeth if He Says He'll Protect Women's Rights - Glamour

WASHINGTON, D.C. - JANUARY 10: Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing to be the U.S. Attorney General, held January 10, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Sessions was one of the first members ...and more »