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Refugee quandary: Immigrant legacy versus 9/11-era fears

...administration initiative that did not need congressional approval.Absent congressional action, said Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, "the United States will begin resettling tens of thousands of poorly vetted Syrian refugees who will...
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Only handful of US-trained Syrians fighting IS

...has had limited or no success in fighting the militants."We have to acknowledge this is a total failure," Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., said about the training. "I wish it weren't so, but that's the fact."Austin told committee...
Nation and World
Alaska Editorial: Standing against sex trafficking

...the Republican majority to keep members of their caucus from attaching amendments not germane to its intent: Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama, wanted to attach language relating to illegal immigration, but was convinced by party leadership doing...
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...wins the Senate but Roberts loses, Arkansas Sen. John Boozman could be the next chairman.BUDGET: Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions would replace Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington state as chairman and is likely to move swiftly to pass a...
Senate OKs gay rights bill

...always remember throughout her time in the Senate.Sens. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., did not vote. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., a supporter of the bill, said his wife underwent heart surgery...
Ex-lobbyist gets hours in jail for Yankees trip version passed into law.Hirni, who turned 39 on Tuesday, had worked for GOP Sens. Bill Frist of Tennessee, Jeff Sessions of Alabama and Tim Hutchinson of Arkansas before becoming a lobbyist. United Rentals was his first client and was...
Kagan glides past 'gotcha' republicans

...John Paul Stevens. The only room for an ideological shift would be to the right of Stevens. Still, the senator, Jeff Sessions of Alabama, had the right feeling in being let down, even if for the wrong reason. Kagan emerged unbruised from...
U.S. Senate approves two controversial judges

...Leahy said. Lott said he was ``certainly not advocating'' such a motion, but that it would be in order. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., has urged Lott to delay action on Paez in particular, saying the Senate should first look into Paez's...
Senators: Court unapologetic for Maui conference

...response could affect congressional budgeting for the court one step below the Supreme Court.A spokesman for Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., on Wednesday reiterated comments Sessions made last month that if nothing changes, the Senate may evaluate...
Outside column: Senators' attacks on Sotomayor unjust

...Limbaugh, portrayed Sotomayor as a racist and radical judge. At the hearings, Republican members such as Sens. Jeff Sessions, (Ala.), Lindsey Graham, (S.C.), Jon Kyl, (Ariz.), and Orrin Hatch, (Utah), acted as if they had...


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