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Jennifer Bendery

Obama Civil Rights Nominee Debo Adegbile Withdraws Nomination

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Debo Adegbile, President Barack Obama's beleaguered nominee to lead to the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, has withdrawn his...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Civil Rights Nominee Knew He Was Doomed But Wanted Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democratic leaders knew early Wednesday that they likely didn't have the votes to advance Debo Adegbile, President Barack Obama's...

Ryan J. Reilly

Chris Coons, Up For Reelection, Caves To Pressure On Civil Rights Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) says he helped block Debo Adegbile's nomination to head the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division in part...

Ryan J. Reilly

Senate Blocks Obama Civil Rights Nominee For Representing Death Row Inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Wednesday blocked the confirmation of Debo Adegbile, the former head of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, to lead the Justice ...