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A rare bipartisan agreement on a bill, which reduces mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders, turned into a heated exchange after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his opposition to the bill. The bill was overwhelmingly approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee. NPR's justice correspondent Carrie Johnson joins Hari Sreenivasan for more. [Read More]
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday said he would conduct a review of the FBI's failure to investigate a tip it received in January warning the bureau about the behavior of the 19-year-old charged with killing 17 people in a Florida school shooting Wednesday. In a statement, Sessions said he would make the review of the FBI and the Department of Justice's practices "a top priority." Read More →... [Read More]
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The legion of the perpetually aggrieved "white supremacy"-obsessed jumped on a Monday remark by Trump administration Attorney General Jeff Sessions to concoct a bogus "racial dogwhistle" when he used the term "Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement" in a speech to the National Sheriffs' Association. Three days in, many of them still haven't acknowledged that former President Barack Obama and others in his administration have used the term without generating controversy.

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The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday. Florida Gov. Rick Scott called for the FBI's director to resign because of the missteps.Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the shooting that killed 17 people Wednesday was a "tragic consequence" of the FBI's failure and ordered a review of the Justice... [Read More]
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A group of sheriffs praised Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday for his role in helping reverse an Obama-era ban on transferring military hardware - including armored vehicles - to police departments around the country.Jonathan Thompson, the executive director of the... [Read More]
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The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday. Florida Gov. Rick Scott called for the FBI's director to resign because of the missteps.Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the shooting that killed 17 people Wednesday was a "tragic consequence" of the FBI's failure and ordered a review of the Justice... [Read More]
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the shooting that killed 17 people Wednesday was a "tragic consequence" of the FBI's failure and ordered a review of the Justice Department's processes. He said ... [Read More]
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions called the shooting a "tragic consequence" of the FBI's failures to notice the warning signs. [Read More]
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Parkland, Fla. The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday. Florida Gov. Rick Scott called for the FBI's director to resign because of the missteps. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the shooting that killed 17 people Wednesday was a "tragic consequence" of the FBI's failure and ordered a review of the Justice Department's processes. He said it's clear that the nation's premier law enforcement agency missed warning signs. [Read More]
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The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns, and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday. Florida Gov. Rick Scott called for the FBI's director to resign over the missteps. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the shooting that killed 17 people Wednesday was a "tragic consequence" of the FBI's failure and ordered a review of the Justice Department's processes.... [Read More]
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AT&T is demanding that the Justice Department hand over additional evidence to prove that President Donald Trump did not wield political influence over the agency as its antitrust enforcers reviewed the company's bid to acquire Time Warner. DOJ should produce a log of any conversations that may have transpired between the White House and Attorney General Jeff Sessions pertaining to AT&T's $85 billion merger, the telecom giant argued Friday before a federal judge. Separately, DOJ should also be required, AT&T said, to disclose any conversations between Sessions and the agency's antitrust division, which has sued AT&T to block its... [Read More]
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering an "immediate" review of the FBI's handling of tips it received on suspected Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz. [Read More]
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PARKLAND, FLA.: The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a review of the Justice Department's processes after the FBI failed to investigate a tip that the Florida school shooting suspect could be plotting an attack. Sessions said Friday the shooting that killed 17 people was a "tragic consequence" of the FBI's failures. He said it's now clear that the nation's premier law enforcement agency missed warning signs. The FBI acknowledged it failed to act on a tip to its hotline that Nikolas Cruz... [Read More]
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a review Friday into how the Justice Department and FBI respond to indications of potential violence after the bureau said it failed to act on a tip about the shooter in the Parkland, Florida, school massacre. [Read More]
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a review of the FBI and Justice Department's procedures after the bureau revealed it had failed to act on a tip about the teenager accused of carrying out a deadly mass shooting in Florida. [Read More]
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2:55 p.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a review of the Justice Department's processes after the FBI failed to investigate a tip that the Florida school shooting suspect could be plotting an attack. Sessions said Friday the shooting that killed 17 people was a "tragic consequence" of the FBI's failures. He said it's now clear that the nation's premier law enforcement agency missed warning signs. The FBI acknowledged it failed to act on a tip to its hotline that Nikolas Cruz had a "desire to kill." The review will include a look at what went... [Read More]
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 U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Friday he had ordered an immediate review of how the Justice Department and the FBI respond to warnings about potential violence such as the mass shooting at a Florida high school this week. "This includes more than just an error review but also a r... [Read More]
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a review Friday into how the Justice Department and FBI respond to indications of potential violence after the bureau said it failed to act on a tip about the shooter in the Parkland,... [Read More]
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday the shooting that killed 17 people was a "tragic consequence" of the FBI's failures... [Read More]
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a review of the Justice Department's processes after the FBI failed to investigate a tip that the Florida school shooting suspect could be plotting an attack. [Read More]
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