Did Cory Booker Just Launch His 2020 Campaign?
One year ago - By Vanity Fair
The New Jersey senator's unprecedented testimony against Attorney General-nominee Jeff Sessions suggests presidential ambitions beyond the Senate.
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Cory Booker thrashes Trump attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions in historic testimony
One year ago - By Business Insider
Sen. Cory Booker forcefully denounced Donald Trump's pick for attorney general on Wednesday in a passionate testimony that broke with longstanding Senate tradition.
The New Jersey Democrat assailed the record of Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, saying the Republican's voting record suggests a "hostility" toward civil rights and criminal-justice reform.
"Sen. Sessions has not demonstrated a commitment to a central requisite of the job: to aggressively pursue the congressional mandate of civil rights, equal rights, and justice for all of our citizens," Booker said before the Senate judiciary...
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Black Lawmakers: America 'Cannot Count' On Jeff Sessions
One year ago - By The Huffington Post
WASHINGTON ― In a history-making testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Cory Booker said Wednesday that the American people “cannot count” on fellow senator Jeff Sessions to bring justice to the justice system if confirmed as attorney general.
Booker sat alongside civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rep. Cedric Richmond as he delivered his remarks. All three lawmakers were scheduled to go at the end of Sessions' confirmation hearing. All three eviscerated Sessions' record, one by one.
“I know that some of my colleagues are unhappy that I'm...
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Cory Booker Makes Democrats Proud With Testimony Against Trump AG Nominee Jeff Sessions
One year ago - By Politicus USA
Senate Democrats have been going easy on Sen. Jeff Sessions because he is one of their own. Sen. Cory Booker broke with “senatorial courtesy,” by testifying and telling the truth about Sen. Sessions' record on civil rights. Video of Sen. Booker's testimony: Booker said, “I know that some of my colleagues are unhappy that I'm [...]
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Supreme Court Just Punted on a Major Voting Issue
The Supreme Court has ruled on two gerrymandering cases from Wisconsin and Maryland-but without without deciding on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an...
Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering
This case has been one of the most closely watched this term.
Some Prominent Conservatives Call On Trump To Stop Separating Migrant...
Alan Dershowitz, Anthony Scaramucci and Bill O'Reilly all spoke out against the practice on Monday.
Melania Trump Speaks Out Against Child Separations
The outcry over children being separated from their parents at the Mexican border may have caused a rift in another family: the Trumps. Melania Trump "hates to see children...
Border Pursuit Leaves at Least 5 Dead in Texas
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Kellyanne Conway Claims ‘Nobody Likes' Policy Of Family Separation At Border
Still, she denied the fact that the president could put an end to the practice.
Democrats Visit Immigrant Detention Center On Father's Day To Protest Family...
Officials at the facility used "stalling tactics" to keep the lawmakers out, Rep. Jerrold Nadler claimed.
House GOP Immigration Bill Would Modify - But Not End - Child Detentions
Under the legislation, children would now be held in the same place their parents if they are detained. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., says he'd back...
Trump Defends Immigration Policies As Backlash Grows
“President Trump could stop this policy with a phone call,” Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday.
Dunkin' Donuts Sign Asks Customers To Snitch On Workers Not Speaking English
The sign at a Baltimore location promising free coffee and pastry to tattling customers was removed after an outcry.