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Jeff Sessions Urged Caution Over Federal Lawsuits Alleging Discrimination
President Obama’s Justice Department has been unabashed in its use of federal resources to sue state and local governments over alleged discrimination, even hosting press conferences to announce lawsuits against the city of Ferguson, Missouri, for racially-motivated policing practices and against
What Jeff Sessions Has Said About Race and Civil Rights
The man who Donald Trump has tapped as his nominee for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions , R-Ala., is being criticized anew for decades-old allegations that he made racist remarks as a federal prosecutor in his home state. Even then, Sessions insisted he harbored no racial bias and disputed the
The Note: Top Political Stories of the Day
COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION DAY : 21 days Obama Tells Trump ‘Stop Whining.’ President Obama criticized Donald Trump today for suggesting the presidential election will be rigged. "I have never seen in my lifetime or in modern political history any presidential candidate trying to discredit the elections
Elizabeth Vargas' Biography
As an award-winning ABC News anchor, Elizabeth Vargas has traveled the world covering breaking news stories, reporting in-depth investigations, and conducting newsmaker interviews. She is currently the co-anchor of “ 20/20 ” with David Muir. Vargas is also the author of “Between Breaths: A Memoir
Jason Collins: 'Choice for Continued Progress Is Clear'
Basketball players Jason and Jarron Collins speak of Hillary Clinton's commitment to ensuring equality for all.
Transgender Woman's Slaying in Philadelphia Believed to Be 20th This Year in US
Keisha Jenkins, a 22-year-old transgender woman from Philadelphia, was recently beaten and shot to death by a group of men, according to police, who said they are investigating whether her gender identity played a role in the slaying. Jenkins is at least the 20th trans woman killed in the United
Kelly Ripa on Receiving Award From GLAAD
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AOL Tech Guru Steve Johnson Seeks Justice for Gay Brother's Killing
Boston Internet pioneer Steve Johnson said he was convinced early on that his younger brother's death more than two decades ago was not a suicide, but murder –- the result of a gay-bashing incident in Australia. In December 1988, Scott Johnson was celebrating the completion of his doctorate in
Fred Phelps, Founder of Anti-Gay Westboro Church, Dead at 84
Phelps and members of Westboro Baptist Church picketed the funerals of slain soldiers and Matthew Shepard.