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"I was considered to be AAG for Civil Rights because of the work that I've done in my life, and not in spite of it. Every
The White House vowed to fight to get its nominee confirmed, as did Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). But the law
"Like Mr. Adegbile, many of us will have opportunities in our lives to help unpopular clients and communities," they wrote
Ukraine erupted in crisis during the past week, as Russia's Vladimir Putin essentially grabbed Crimea in his own hissy fit. President Obama, of course, has very limited options for dealing with Russia.
First is the ugly willingness of the Right and the GOP to engage in outright character assassination and play to racial fears
Someone, such as Adegbile, would have thoughtfully and aggressively enforced the nation's civil rights and voting rights which are exactly the very thing that the GOP has done everything possible to undermine. Now we can add a troop of timid and self-serving Democrats to that shameful list.
Democrats needed 51 Senate votes to advance Adegbile's nomination. The final vote was 47-52, with every Republican and seven
Lawyers hoping for a political appointment in the future, take note: the U.S. Senate is now judging attorneys based on their representation of politically unpopular clients.
Watch Harkin's full floor speech above. "Here's the message we sent today," Harkin said. "You young people listen up. If
President Barack Obama called the vote a "travesty" in a statement following the results. "The Senate’s failure to confirm
In Oct. 1990, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) passionately defended then-Supreme Court nominee David Souter, who faced criticism
Senator Tom Harkin rails against Senate for blocking civil rights nominee, Debo Adegbile
Heitkamp explained her decision to block Adegbile's confirmation in an emailed statement to The Huffington Post: Mr. Adegbile
In his statement, Coons suggested that the efforts of others, not Adegbile, to make Abu-Jamal into somewhat of a celebrity
The story has been updated with comment from President Obama. "The Senate’s failure to confirm Debo Adegbile to lead the
Numerous Obama appointments have been met with resistance, making the process slow and ensnared in partisan conflict. The
In 1982, a Pennsylvania jury sentenced a man to die shortly after convicting him for murdering a Philadelphia police officer
Debo Adegbile's nomination to the Justice Department has angered police groups.