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January 10, 2017 9:26 AM
Democrats helpless as Sessions heads for the Hill
Posted by Staff

Sen. Jeff Sessions will be in the hot seat Tuesday as senators consider his nomination for attorney general — but, barring an unexpected revelation, Democrats appear to lack the ammunition to stop him.

Not that the Alabama Republican’s critics won’t try.

Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee have already promised a thorough examination of his record, and Sen. Chis Coons (D-Del.) told CNN on Monday that there are “many areas where his votes and his record, from civil liberties to civil rights to torture to criminal justice reform to immigration are starkly different from my own.” Facebook Fark Furl
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