HighQ: What Jeff Sessions means for California's legal marijuana industry - 89.3 KPCC

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing to be the U.S. attorney general January 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Sessions was one of the first members of Congress to endorse and support ...

The bigotry of the high-minded - Washington Times

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., left, and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the second day of a confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., before the Senate ...

Cory Booker Makes His First 2020 Move - U.S. News & World Report

The 47-year-old Democrat from New Jersey makes a big splash before Donald Trump is even sworn in. By David Catanese, Senior Politics Writer | Jan. 12, 2017, at 1:02 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Cory Booker Makes His First ...

One of the Burdens Jeff Sessions Didn't Satisfy at this Week's Confirmation Hearing - Huffington Post

At his confirmation hearing this week, the burden was on Jeff Sessions to prove to the Senate and to the American people that, if confirmed, he would have the independence and integrity necessary to serve as the United States Attorney General, even if ...

Top Democrats Come Out Against Jeff Sessions For Attorney General - Huffington Post

“I am not confident in Senator Sessions' ability to be a defender of the rights of all Americans.” By Alana Horowitz Satlin. 1.8k. 73. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) will not support Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) for attorney general, he ...

Booker breaks with precedent to testify against Sessions – and earns Republican rebuke - Fox News

Democratic Sen. Cory Booker cast aside long-standing precedent Wednesday and testified against a sitting Senate colleague, as he urged the chamber not to confirm Jeff Sessions for attorney general – a move that earned him a rebuke from Republicans.

What Jeff Sessions Doesn't Understand About Racism - Slate Magazine

Booker / Sessions Cory Booker testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee at the confirmation hearings on Jeff Sessions' attorney general nomination in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Joshua Roberts/Reuters. Until Cory Booker testified this afternoon ...

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

Colleagues and former colleagues, including Senator Cory Booker, testified for and against the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions as U.S. attorney general. By SUSAN JOAN ARCHER. Photo by Al Drago/The New York Times. Watch in Times Video ».

Booker opposes Trump nominee for attorney general: 'I cannot be silent' - NJ.com

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, breaking with precedent, urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject a colleague, U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, as attorney general. Booker joined U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who helped organize the ...

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

US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, DC, on January 10, 2017. (Reuters / Kevin Lamarque). Donald Trump's incoherent and insane press conference today reinforced how the ...

What We Learned (And Didn't) About Jeff Sessions At His Confirmation Hearing - FiveThirtyEight

When Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, went before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, he saw plenty of familiar faces. Sessions, after all, has been a senator for the past two decades. But in this week's confirmation ...

Cory Booker takes stage to rail against Jeff Sessions nomination - CNN

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 senator, Jeff Sessions. Booker, civil rights legend ...

Cory Booker kicks off 2020 maneuvering in the Senate - The Hill

Sen. Cory Booker's (D-N.J.) decision to testify Wednesday against Sen. Jeff Sessions Jeff SessionsBannon encouraged Sessions to run for president before meeting Trump: report Sanders: 'What do the Russians have on Mr. Trump?' Poll: Trump ...

Cotton calls Booker testimony 'disgraceful breach of custom' - The Hill

Sen. Tom Cotton Tom CottonSenators introduce new Iran sanctions Trump should ignore the business lobby and stick to immigration promises McConnell vows Senate will take up ObamaCare repeal next week MORE (R-Ark.) on Tuesday hit Sen.

Democratic lawmakers oppose Jeff Sessions in blistering Senate testimony - Yahoo News

Three of Sen. Jeff Sessions' fellow congressmen took the unusual step of testifying against his nomination to be attorney general Wednesday, arguing in blistering terms that Sessions would roll back civil rights as the nation's chief law enforcement ...

Black Lawmakers: America 'Cannot Count' On Jeff Sessions - Huffington Post

“It doesn't matter how Sen. Sessions may smile, [or] how friendly he may be,” said civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis. By Laura Barron-Lopez. 3.9k. 250. WASHINGTON ― In a history-making testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Cory Booker ...

Black Lawmakers Warn the Senate That Sessions Would "Move This Country Backward" - Mother Jones

Sen. Cory Booker, Rep. John Lewis, and the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus tore into the controversial attorney general nominee. Pema LevyJan. 11, 2017 4:17 PM. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Email. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via AP ...

Sessions is accused of adversarial relationship with civil rights groups - Los Angeles Times

Atty. Gen.-designate Jeff Sessions testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 10, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Alex Brandon / Associated Press). Sen. Jeff Sessions' history of criticizing civil rights ...

WATCH: Day 2 of testimony for Jeff Sessions - PBS NewsHour

WASHINGTON — Black 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 ...

Cory Booker Lays Groundwork for 2020 Run at Jeff Sessions Hearings - TIME

There may as well have been a banner hanging in the grand marble meeting room that housed Jeff Sessions' hearings for attorney general: Booker 2020. After 10.5 hours of questioning on Tuesday, Wednesday's panel of witnesses felt less urgent alongside ...