ATTORNEY GENERAL

The decision came amid major division, a contentious debate and a stream of controversy about racism surrounding the Alabama senator.   The Republican-controlled Senate confirmed Jeff Sessions as attorney general during a floor vote Wednesday after a stream of controversy over the former Alabama senator’s racist past, reports The Washington Post. From The Washington Post: The […]

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate confirmed Jeff Sessions at attorney general Wednesday night following a contentious debate and a stream of controversy about the immigration hard-liner having a racist past.

More than 1,300 law professors signed an open letter protesting Jeff Sessions' nomination. They voice concerns about his record.

Cornell Brooks says Trump should rescind the nomination for Ala. Sen. Jeff Sessions because of racist legal statements.   Police arrested six people, including the president of the NAACP, late Tuesday while they were holding a sit-in at the Mobile, Alabama office of U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, CNN reports. The five men and one woman entered the […]

The police ended an NAACP sit-in at Sen. Jeff Sessions' Alabama office. They were protesting his attorney general nomination.

It’s about time. After five months in political limbo, Loretta Lynch was confirmed Thursday as the first African American female U.S. Attorney General and will…