Sessions falls short on civil rights, black leaders say
By Compiled by Democrat-Gazette staff from wire reports
This article was originally published January 12, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.
Updated January 12, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.
PHOTO BY AP / CLIFF OWEN
Democratic Sen. Cory Booker (left) of New Jersey and Rep. John Lewis of Georgia testify Wednesday at the confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions. Both oppose Sessions.
Black lawmakers said Wednesday that Sen. Jeff Sessions at times has shown hostility toward civil rights, making him unfit to be attorney general.
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