Senate Confirms Sessions For Attorney GeneralThe 52-47 nearly party-line vote capped weeks of divisive battles over Sessions, an early supporter of President Donald Trump and one of the Senate's most conservative lawmakers.
Sen. Sessions On Track For Confirmation As Attorney GeneralThe Senate is working round-the-clock toward confirming President Donald Trump's close ally, Sen. Jeff Sessions, to become the nation's top law enforcement officer as attorney general.
6 State AGs Urge Rejection Of Sessions For Attorney GeneralAttorneys generals from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general.
Black Lawmakers To Speak Out Against Sessions In HearingDonald Trump's pick for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions, used strong words in the first day of his Senate confirmation hearings to deny any hints of a racist past.
Trump Justice Dept. Could Shift Drug Prosecution PoliciesAn Obama administration Justice Department that emphasized the need to be "smart on crime" is being replaced with a Trump presidency that campaigned on being "tough on crime."
Trump Selects Sen. Jeff Sessions As U.S. Attorney GeneralPresident-elect Donald Trump has selected Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as his pick for attorney general.
Trump Offers Attorney General Job To Alabama Sen. Jeff SessionsA senior Trump official says President-Elect Donald Trump has offered Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions the job of Attorney General
Trump Ally Sessions Could Face Tough Senate ConfirmationSen. Jeff Sessions is a likely pick for a top post in the Trump administration. But when Sessions faced Senate confirmation for a job 30 years ago, it didn't go well.