The senior senator from Mary L. Smithâ€™s home state of Illinois said she is “a highly qualified nominee” with experience working on tax law and policy.
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Sessions Rallies Troops At Federalist Society
“We find ourselves at a legal crossroads,” Senate Judiciary Ranking Member Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) told members of the conservative legal group.
Sessions Delays Vote on Civil Rights Nominee Perez
Thomas Perezâ€™s nomination to head the Justice Departmentâ€™s Civil Rights Division remains stuck in committee. Republicans on Thursday exercised their rights under committee rules to delay a vote on Perez and two judicial nominees.
Civil Rights Nominee Vows To Depoliticize Decision Making
Thomas Perez said at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this afternoon that he would keep politics out of his decisions if he is confirmed to head the Justice Departmentâ€™s Civil Rights Division.