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Jeff Sessions' Other Civil Rights Problem - New York Times;

Jeff Sessions' Other Civil Rights Problem - New York Times

New York TimesJeff Sessions' Other Civil Rights ProblemNew York TimesIn 1986, the Republican-dominated Senate Judiciary Committee torpedoed Ronald Reagan's nomination of Jeff Sessions to the federal bench. As sworn testimony there revealed, Mr. Sessions, then the United States attorney for the Southern District of ...and more »

Donald Trump's attorney general could terminate the rule that protects state-legalized marijuana - Quartz;

Donald Trump's attorney general could terminate the rule that protects state-legalized marijuana - Quartz

QuartzDonald Trump's attorney general could terminate the rule that protects state-legalized marijuanaQuartzThe US marijuana industry's vibrant growth in the grey area of federalism could be threatened by president-elect Donald Trump and his preferred choice for attorney general, Alabama senator Jeff Sessions. Sessions, an early backer of Trump's ...and more »

Is Jeff Sessions Fit to Be Attorney General? (Audio) - Bloomberg Big Law Business;

Is Jeff Sessions Fit to Be Attorney General? (Audio) - Bloomberg Big Law Business

Bloomberg Big Law BusinessIs Jeff Sessions Fit to Be Attorney General? (Audio)Bloomberg Big Law BusinessMike Pence, 2016 Republican vice presidential nominee, left, and Senator Jeff Sessions, a Republican from Alabama, gesture during a campaign event for Donald Trump. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg. President-elect Donald Trump has ...and more »

Why legal pot is suddenly in big danger - Washington Post;

Why legal pot is suddenly in big danger - Washington Post

Washington PostWhy legal pot is suddenly in big dangerWashington PostAttorney general nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) is a fervent foe of marijuana legalization. But if he were confirmed as President-elect Trump's top law enforcement official, would he really have any power to put his anti-pot views into practice ...and more »

Tech Industry Work Visa Program Could Be Clipped Under Donald Trump - Fortune

Tech Industry Work Visa Program Could Be Clipped Under Donald TrumpFortuneThe main U.S. visa program for technology workers could face renewed scrutiny under President-elect Donald Trump and his proposed Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions, a long-time critic of the skilled-worker program. H-1B visas admit 65,000 workers ...and more »

Jeff Sessions may prosecute 'sanctuary cities' if confirmed as attorney general - Washington Times;

Jeff Sessions may prosecute 'sanctuary cities' if confirmed as attorney general - Washington Times

Washington TimesJeff Sessions may prosecute 'sanctuary cities' if confirmed as attorney generalWashington TimesIf he becomes attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions plans to steer immigration policy away from the Obama administration's policies. (Associated Press) more >. Print. By Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times - Sunday, November 20, 2016. Sen.and more »

What they are saying about Jeff Sessions back home - AL.com;

What they are saying about Jeff Sessions back home - AL.com

AL.comWhat they are saying about Jeff Sessions back homeAL.comU.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (left) and Sessions as a young boy growing up in Wilcox/Monroe counties. Print Email · John Sharp | [email protected] By John Sharp | [email protected] Press-Register Email the author | Follow on Twitter on November 20, 2016 at 7:01 ...and more »

Jeff Sessions, Trump's Pick for Attorney General, Is a Fierce Opponent of Civil Rights - The Nation.;

Jeff Sessions, Trump's Pick for Attorney General, Is a Fierce Opponent of Civil Rights - The Nation.

The Nation.Jeff Sessions, Trump's Pick for Attorney General, Is a Fierce Opponent of Civil RightsThe Nation.He wrongly prosecuted black activists for voter fraud, was blocked from a judgeship because of racist statements, and opposed the Voting Rights Act. By Ari BermanTwitter. November 18, 2016. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Print · Jeff Sessions.and more »

Sessions is the Most Glaring Proof of the Folly of Shunning Clinton - Huffington Post

Sessions is the Most Glaring Proof of the Folly of Shunning ClintonHuffington PostHere is the full hideous point-by-point list of the major votes of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions on civil rights issues, complete with the dates he torpedoed them. • Banning the Pledge of Allegiance is unconstitutional. (Jan 2006) • Voted NO on ...and more »

Two peas in a racist pod: Jeff Sessions' alarming history of opposing civil rights - Salon;

Two peas in a racist pod: Jeff Sessions' alarming history of opposing civil rights - Salon

SalonTwo peas in a racist pod: Jeff Sessions' alarming history of opposing civil rightsSalonTwo peas in a racist pod: Jeff Sessions' alarming history of opposing civil rights EnlargeFILE - In this June 23, 2016, file photo, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sessions is one of several ...and more »

Jeff Sessions' Record on Civil Rights, Race Revisited After Trump's Attorney General Tap - Fortune;

Jeff Sessions' Record on Civil Rights, Race Revisited After Trump's Attorney General Tap - Fortune

FortuneJeff Sessions' Record on Civil Rights, Race Revisited After Trump's Attorney General TapFortuneThe Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, is likely to rehash racially charged allegations that derailed his efforts to become a federal judge and made him a symbol of black-voter ...and more »

How Jeff Sessions could change the Justice Department - CNN;

How Jeff Sessions could change the Justice Department - CNN

CNNHow Jeff Sessions could change the Justice DepartmentCNNWashington (CNN) Under the Obama administration, Attorneys General Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch dedicated Justice Department resources to areas such as civil liberties, voting rights, same-sex marriage, environmental and consumer protection.and more »

Mike Pompeo, Sharp Critic of Hillary Clinton, Is Trump's Pick to Lead CIA - New York Times;

Mike Pompeo, Sharp Critic of Hillary Clinton, Is Trump's Pick to Lead CIA - New York Times

New York TimesMike Pompeo, Sharp Critic of Hillary Clinton, Is Trump's Pick to Lead CIANew York TimesRepresentative Mike Pompeo, a hawkish Republican from Kansas, rose to prominence during the investigation into the 2012 attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. Credit Drew Angerer/The New York Times. WASHINGTON ...and more »

Donald Trump's Attorney General Nominee Wrote Off Nearly All Immigrants From An Entire Country - Huffington Post;

Donald Trump's Attorney General Nominee Wrote Off Nearly All Immigrants From An Entire Country - Huffington Post

Huffington PostDonald Trump's Attorney General Nominee Wrote Off Nearly All Immigrants From An Entire CountryHuffington PostSen. Jeff Sessions thought that “almost no one” from the Dominican Republic coming to the U.S. had skills to benefit America. By Sam Stein , Amanda Terkel. 43k. 690. WASHINGTON ― In a 2006 speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Sen. Jeff Sessions ...and more »

Jeff Sessions, Mike Pompeo, Michael Flynn picks for Trump administration signal shift to right - CBS News

Jeff Sessions, Mike Pompeo, Michael Flynn picks for Trump administration signal shift to rightCBS NewsLast Updated Nov 19, 2016 8:48 AM EST. President-elect Donald Trump was close to making more choices for his Cabinet on Saturday. Breaking down Trump's choices for key Cabinet positions. Play Video. Saturday ...and more »

Trump Attorney General Pick Jeff Sessions Argued For A Religious Test To Ban Muslims - Daily Beast;

Trump Attorney General Pick Jeff Sessions Argued For A Religious Test To Ban Muslims - Daily Beast

Daily BeastTrump Attorney General Pick Jeff Sessions Argued For A Religious Test To Ban MuslimsDaily BeastLess than a year ago Sen. Jeff Sessions argued in favor of using religion as a reason to ban immigrants from entering the US. Betsy Woodruff. 11.19.16 3:57 AM ET. Donald Trump's attorney general pick, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, argued passionately ...and more »

The complicated racial past of Jeff Sessions - Christian Science Monitor;

The complicated racial past of Jeff Sessions - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorThe complicated racial past of Jeff SessionsChristian Science MonitorThe Senate is holding confirmation hearings Tuesday and Wednesday for Sen. Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's pick to be attorney general. Critics point to claims of racism, but some also caution against jumping to conclusions.and more »

Trump's Latest Staff Choices Reflect Campaign's Firebrand Theme - Bloomberg;

Trump's Latest Staff Choices Reflect Campaign's Firebrand Theme - Bloomberg

BloombergTrump's Latest Staff Choices Reflect Campaign's Firebrand ThemeBloombergAnyone who hoped Donald Trump the president would be more moderate than Trump the candidate will find little to like in his latest personnel choices -- each of whom has taken positions that make even fellow Republicans squirm. The president-elect on ...and more »

Who Is Jeff Sessions? 11 Facts About Trump's Pick for Attorney General - The Root;

Who Is Jeff Sessions? 11 Facts About Trump's Pick for Attorney General - The Root

The RootWho Is Jeff Sessions? 11 Facts About Trump's Pick for Attorney GeneralThe RootRepublican Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions arrives at Trump Tower in New York City on Nov. 16, 2016. Kevin Hagen/Getty Images. President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Jeff Sessions, an Alabama senator with a questionably racist past, to be attorney ...and more »

10 things to know about Sen. Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's pick for attorney general - Washington Post;

10 things to know about Sen. Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's pick for attorney general - Washington Post

Washington Post10 things to know about Sen. Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's pick for attorney generalWashington PostThis post originally appeared on The Fix in mid-November when President-elect Donald Trump named Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as his pick for Attorney General. With Sessions confirmation hearing set for Tuesday, we're re-publishing it. In Donald Trump's ...and more »