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"A deficit in our courts": Senator Jeff Sessions and the Lack Of Judicial Professional Diversity

Nan Aron | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics
Nan Aron

A truly diverse judiciary is one that not only reflects the personal demographic diversity of the nation, but is also comprised of judges who have bee...

'Anti-Immigrant' Jeff Sessions and Alabama's Racist Voter ID Law

Victor Williams | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics
Victor Williams

Worse than any Jim Crow poll tax, the Voter ID law attacks social and economically vulnerable citizens' very identity as they consider exercising their most precious freedom. It intimidates and threatens long before election day.

Precious Memories (Part I): Thad Cochran's Animal Cruelty and Jeff Session's Un-Election

Victor Williams | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics
Victor Williams

At its least offensive, Cochran's sharing of his profane recollections was based on his twisted view of Tea Party supporters.

An Alliance Forged in Patriotism

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The death of the American steel industry is fine with the likes of the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and the Cato Institute. They say Americans should thank foreign states that violate international trade laws by subsidizing their steel industries.

Jeff Sessions: 'So We've Got People That Die Sooner'

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) charged Thursday that Obamacare is destroying the "greatest health care system the world has ever known" and that it was "...

Latino Children Shouldn't Be a Political Piñata

National Council of La Raza | Posted 08.14.2012 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

At a time when we should be investing in these children because they will be our future workers and leaders, Senator Sessions is showing the Hispanic community just how much he cares about our younger generations by doing the exact opposite.

Weekly Pulse: Kagan Hearings: Gags, God, Guns, and Gays

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Elena Kagan's Supreme Court confirmation hearings kicked off on Monday. Her nomination has been met by...

Is Senator Jeff Sessions Qualified To Be on the Senate Judicary Committee?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

As Senators mull the qualifications for United States judges, should they not be required to display some minimal understanding of the process before undertaking this important task?

Republicans and Immigration

The Progress Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Progress Report

Republicans are still finding their "way out of the wilderness" when it comes to immigration.