Sessions Confirmed as AG Amid Racism Debate

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr

The narrow confirmation of Alabama Republican Jeff Sessions as head of the Justice Department, finalized with a 52-47 vote last night, was never in doubt as Republicans stuck together to elevate their colleague to President Trump’s cabinet, Politico reports. The final hours of the fight over Sessions' fitness came to a head over the rare and dramatic rebuke of Sen. Elizabeth . . .

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