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Democratic Lawmakers Testify Against Sessions for US Attorney General - Voice of America

Democratic Lawmakers Testify Against Sessions for US Attorney GeneralVoice of AmericaAttorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 10, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Email to ...and more »

Booker, with a likely eye on 2020, testifies against Sessions - Yahoo News;

Booker, with a likely eye on 2020, testifies against Sessions - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsBooker, with a likely eye on 2020, testifies against SessionsYahoo NewsWashington (AFP) - Democratic US Senator Cory Booker took the unprecedented step Wednesday of testifying against a Republican colleague nominated to be Donald Trump's attorney general, saying Jeff Sessions's civil rights record deserved scrutiny.and more »

Black lawmakers say Sessions unfit to be attorney general - WTAE Pittsburgh;

Black lawmakers say Sessions unfit to be attorney general - WTAE Pittsburgh

WTAE PittsburghBlack lawmakers say Sessions unfit to be attorney generalWTAE PittsburghBlack lawmakers said Wednesday that Sen. Jeff Sessions at times has shown hostility toward civil rights, making him unfit to be attorney general, as a 1986 letter from the widow of Martin Luther King Jr., surfaced strongly expressing opposition to the ...and more »

Rep. John Lewis, Black Lawmakers Slam Sen. Jeff Sessions' Civil Rights Record - NBCNews.com;

Rep. John Lewis, Black Lawmakers Slam Sen. Jeff Sessions' Civil Rights Record - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comRep. John Lewis, Black Lawmakers Slam Sen. Jeff Sessions' Civil Rights RecordNBCNews.comEvoking memories of segregation-era marches for equality in Selma, Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis and other prominent Democrats within the Congressional Black Caucus testified against Sen. Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, staking a clear opposition to ...and more »

Booker Testifies Against Colleague Sessions - Wall Street Journal

Booker Testifies Against Colleague SessionsWall Street JournalSen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) testifies Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the second day of confirmation hearings for Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.), Donald Trump's pick to be attorney general. Photo: Reuters. By. Aruna Viswanatha.and more »

WATCH: Former senate aide ends congressional testimony with 'War Eagle' - SECcountry.com;

WATCH: Former senate aide ends congressional testimony with 'War Eagle' - SECcountry.com

SECcountry.comWATCH: Former senate aide ends congressional testimony with 'War Eagle'SECcountry.comWilliam Smith brought some levity to a senate hearing surrounded by controversy Wednesday, closing his remarks with “War Eagle.” Smith, a former aide to Sen. Jeff Sessions, testified on behalf of his former boss Wednesday. Sessions is President-Elect ...and more »

Sexual Assault Survivor Amita Swadhin Urges Senate Not to Confirm Jeff Sessions - New York Magazine;

Sexual Assault Survivor Amita Swadhin Urges Senate Not to Confirm Jeff Sessions - New York Magazine

New York MagazineSexual Assault Survivor Amita Swadhin Urges Senate Not to Confirm Jeff SessionsNew York MagazineMirror Memoirs founder Amita Swadhin testifies at confirmation hearing for Jeff Sessions. Photo: Cliff Owen/AP. Sexual-assault survivor and activist Amita Swadhin testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday to urge its members not to ...and more »

John Lewis denounces Jeff Sessions' attorney general nomination - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

John Lewis denounces Jeff Sessions' attorney general nominationAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) (R) shakes hands with Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) (L), as Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) stands nearby, during a confirmation hearing for Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions (R-AL), on Capitol Hill, January 11, ...and more »

Booker testifies that Sessions is wrong man for U.S. Attorney General - Philly.com

Booker testifies that Sessions is wrong man for U.S. Attorney GeneralPhilly.comMaddie Hanna writes about Gov. Christie and New Jersey state government. She joined the Inquirer in 2012. More by Maddie Hanna. Booker testifies that Sessions is wrong man for U.S. Attorney General. Jan 11 · On Fox, Christie defends Trump, criticizes ...and more »

Read John Lewis' full testimony against Jeff Sessions - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Read John Lewis' full testimony against Jeff SessionsAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), reads a statement speaking out against Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions (R-AL), during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, January 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images).and more »

In Unprecedented Move, Sen. Booker Delivers Scathing Testimony Against AG Nominee Sessions - Independent Journal Review;

In Unprecedented Move, Sen. Booker Delivers Scathing Testimony Against AG Nominee Sessions - Independent Journal Review

Independent Journal ReviewIn Unprecedented Move, Sen. Booker Delivers Scathing Testimony Against AG Nominee SessionsIndependent Journal ReviewIn an unprecedented move, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) testified against his Senate colleague Jeff Sessions during his attorney general confirmation hearing on Wednesday, suggesting he won't protect the rights of all Americans. Booker said Sessions' record ...and more »

Jeff Sessions attorney general confirmation hearing, Day 2: Black witnesses testify for and against nomination - AL.com;

Jeff Sessions attorney general confirmation hearing, Day 2: Black witnesses testify for and against nomination - AL.com

AL.comJeff Sessions attorney general confirmation hearing, Day 2: Black witnesses testify for and against nominationAL.comThe Senate Judiciary Committee will begin to hear from witnesses testifying for and against Jeff Sessions' nomination of attorney general on Day 2 of the proceedings, which kick off at 8:30 p.m. CDT. On Day 1, Sessions said he would recuse himself from ...and more »

Watch Rep. John Lewis Passionately Invoke Civil Rights Movement in Protest of Sessions Nomination - Jezebel;

Watch Rep. John Lewis Passionately Invoke Civil Rights Movement in Protest of Sessions Nomination - Jezebel

JezebelWatch Rep. John Lewis Passionately Invoke Civil Rights Movement in Protest of Sessions NominationJezebelToday's confirmation hearing for Sen. Jeff Sessions's Attorney General appointment was unusual in that three sitting Congressmen—Rep. John Lewis, Sen. Cory Booker, and Rep. Cedric Richmond on behalf of the Congressional Black Caucus—spoke ...and more »

Booker, in History-Making Testimony, Challenges Colleague Sessions - NBC4 Washington;

Booker, in History-Making Testimony, Challenges Colleague Sessions - NBC4 Washington

NBC4 WashingtonBooker, in History-Making Testimony, Challenges Colleague SessionsNBC4 WashingtonNew Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, in a sharp break with tradition, testified against his colleague Sen. Jeff Sessions on Wednesday during Sessions' confirmation hearing to be attorney general. It is considered unprecedented for a sitting senator to testify ...and more »

'We Cannot Count on Him': Cory Booker Testifies Against Sessions - Townhall;

'We Cannot Count on Him': Cory Booker Testifies Against Sessions - Townhall

Townhall'We Cannot Count on Him': Cory Booker Testifies Against SessionsTownhallSen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) made history on Wednesday by being the first sitting senator to testify against a fellow senator being considered for a presidential cabinet position. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is in his second day of hearings on his path to ...and more »

Cory Booker makes history testifying against Jeff Sessions - The Week Magazine;

Cory Booker makes history testifying against Jeff Sessions - The Week Magazine

The Week MagazineCory Booker makes history testifying against Jeff SessionsThe Week MagazineSen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Wednesday became the first sitting senator in history to testify against another sitting senator when he spoke out against Jeff Sessions' nomination to become attorney general under President-elect Donald Trump.and more »

NAACP Chief Slams 'Unfit' Sessions at Hearing - NBC 10 Philadelphia

NAACP Chief Slams 'Unfit' Sessions at HearingNBC 10 PhiladelphiaThe head of one of the largest African-American civil rights organization told Congress on Wednesday that Sen. Jeff Sessions is "unfit to serve" as attorney general, as a 1986 letter from the widow of Martin Luther King Jr. surfaced strongly expressing ...and more »

NAACP head calls Sessions 'unfit' for attorney general - CNSNews.com

NAACP head calls Sessions 'unfit' for attorney generalCNSNews.comAttorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of one of ...and more »

Obama: Denying Climate Change 'Betrays' The 'Essential Spirit' 'That Allowed Us To Resist the Lure of Fascism' - Breitbart News;

Obama: Denying Climate Change 'Betrays' The 'Essential Spirit' 'That Allowed Us To Resist the Lure of Fascism' - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsObama: Denying Climate Change 'Betrays' The 'Essential Spirit' 'That Allowed Us To Resist the Lure of Fascism'Breitbart NewsDuring his farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday, President Obama stated that unless there is “bolder action” on climate change, there will be “waves of climate refugees” and denying climate change “betrays the essential spirit of this country,” and ...and more »

The High Stakes of Jeff Sessions's Confirmation - National Review;

The High Stakes of Jeff Sessions's Confirmation - National Review

National ReviewThe High Stakes of Jeff Sessions's ConfirmationNational ReviewTo understand why the Democrats have chosen to attack Senator Jeff Sessions's nomination for attorney general in a particularly ruthless and unhinged fashion, one needs only remember the Willie Sutton Rule — Sutton famously robbed banks because ...and more »