In a few hours, the Senate will vote on whether Senator Jeff Sessions is worthy of being confirmed as Attorney General of the United States.
He’s faced opposition before. During his confirmation for a Federal judgeship in 1986, Sen. Ted Kennedy led the charge against him, and a condemnatory letter from Coretta Scott King was read into the Senate record. After that, his name never made it out of committee. And last night, the letter was read again and the speech excerpted — but this time with a different result.
Every major media outlet is talking about Senator Warren’s fiery oration and her subsequent (more…)