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  1. Lynch Opposes Legalizing Pot, Takes Stronger Stance Than ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | News Max

    Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch said that she does not believe that marijuana should be legalized, in contrast to President Barack Obama's more relaxed view of the issue. "Do you support the legalization of marijuana?" asked Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama Wednesday during her confirmation hearing, The Hill is reporting .

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  2. Lynch Hearing Gives Senators Chance to VentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Roll Call

    ... failure to address the issue. Republicans, including Sens. David Vitter of Louisiana, Ted Cruz of Texas and Jeff Sessions of Alabama, probed her views of the legal underpinnings - or lack thereof - of granting temporary executive amnesty and work ...

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  3. Lynch clarifies answer on immigrationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Politico

    ... workplace than not participating in the workplace," she said early in the hearing, under questioning by Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) However, later in the day, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) gave her the opportunity to clarify her statement and she said ...

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  4. Obama's pick for attorney general faces heated confirmation debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Reuters

    ... holder or a citizen, or a person who entered the country unlawfully?" Republican Senator from Alabama Jeff Sessions asked Lynch during the hearing. "I believe that the right and the obligation to work is one that's shared by everyone in this country ...

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  5. Attorney General Nominee Will Not Support Marijuana LegalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | ThinkProgress

    On day one of her confirmation hearing to become the country's next Attorney General, U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch took an explicit stance against marijuana legalization. When asked by Sen. Jeff Sessions if she supports legalization, Lynch responded "No I do not."

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  6. Republicans Will Confirm Loretta Lynch Because She's Not Eric HolderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Atlantic

    ... the Senate confirmed him to his post in 2009. Lynch's vote won't be unanimous; an immigration hawk, Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, called her defense of the administration's policy "very troubling," and Senators Ted Cruz and David Vitter also ...

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  7. Loretta Lynch Must Not Be ConfirmedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Power Line

    ... The Attorney General's duty is to execute and enforce those laws. In today's confirmation hearing, Senator Jeff Sessions asked nominee Loretta Lynch who has more right to a job, an American citizen or legal immigrant, or a person who is here ...

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  8. Loretta Lynch tackles immigration on first day of confirmation hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | World Magazine

    ... deportation action for millions of illegal immigrants but said citizenship was not a right under the law. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., questioned Lynch about an assertion he said current Attorney General Eric Holder made-immigrants entering the ...

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  9. Loretta Lynch: Illegal Aliens Have Rightto Work As Much As American CitizensRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Lucianne.com

    President Barack Obama's nominee to replace Eric Holder as Attorney General of the United States, Loretta Lynch, said on Wednesday during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing that she thinks illegal aliens have the same right to work in America as American citizens do. "Senator, I believe the right and the obligation to work is one that is shared by everyone in this country, regardless of how they came here," Lynch said when asked by Sen. Jeff Sessions who has a greater right to work: Illegal aliens, or lawful immigrants and American citizens? "Certainly, if someone is here-regardless of status-I would Comments: That video is practically worthless because you donA t get to see Jeff SessionsA response to her answer.

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  10. Obama's Attorney General Nominee: Illegal Immigrants Have a Right to Work in The United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Townhall

    President Obama's recent executive action on illegal immigration, deferring deportations and giving millions of individuals access to work permits, Social Security, Medicaid and other benefits, was front and center during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday where attorney general nominee and U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch testified. Under questioning from Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions, Lynch argued that regardless of an individual's lawful status in the United States, they should have the right to work.

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  11. Watch a senator grill the U.S. attorney general nominee on undocumented immigrant rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Mashable

    United States attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch didn't face many tough questions during the early portion of her confirmation hearing on Wednesday, but that started to change when Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama got a turn at the microphone. Sessions wanted to know how Lynch viewed the rights of undocumented immigrants, and how they compared to the rights of U.S. citizens.

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  12. AG Nominee: Law Gets In The Way Of Illegal Immigrants 'Right' To WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Daily Caller

    ... individuals without citizenship," she added. Lynch was responding to a line of questions from Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions about the comparative rights of illegal immigrants and citizens or legal immigrants. "Who has more right to a job in this ...

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  13. White House Lawyer: Illegals Should WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Daily Caller

    ... that came to the country lawfully, rather than someone given executive amnesty by the president'?" Sen. Jeff Sessions asked Lynch during the confirmation hearing before the Senate's Judiciary Committee. Lynch evaded the question , leaving open the ...

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  14. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch defends Obama's immigration policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Deseret News

    ... immigration, and he said the president's actions amounted to rewriting the law rather than enforcing it. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., returned to the subject and asked Lynch if a person who entered the country illegally would have a civil right to ...

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  15. Senate to Loretta Lynch: How are you different than Eric Holder?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Washington Examiner

    ... of everyone who fell within the respective category." Lynch was pressed the hardest on immigration by Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., who has been a staunch opponent of Obama's directive. "Who has more rights to a job," Sessions asked Lynch, "a lawful ...

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  16. AG Nominee: Obama's Executive Amnesty Wasn't Actually an AmnestyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | National Review Online

    During attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch's confirmation hearings today, she took issue with Alabama senator Jeff Sessions's characterization of the president's November executive action on immigration as an "executive amnesty," arguing the legal status it affords is merely temporary. When Sessions followed up by asking whether she felt the action afforded illegal immigrants a right to work in the U.S., meaning the Department of Justice might have to ensure employers are giving them equal treatment alongside citizens, Lynch dodged the question.

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  17. GOP seizes chance to put Holder on trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Hill

    ... of Justice on the fundamental question of whether the attorney general politicizes the office," Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said Tuesday. "We need an attorney general that won't politicize the office." But while GOP lawmakers are relishing the ...

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  18. Senate hearing opens today for nominee for attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... to allow a thorough airing of questions. Besides Grassley, other Republican committee members include Sens. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah and David Vitter of Louisiana, all of whom have expressed outrage over the ...

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  19. Poll Shows Democrats Lose Swing-Voters Over AmnestyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Daily Caller

    ... labor. A statement from the Senate's leading advocate for a low-immigration, higher-wage labor policy, Sen. Jeff Sessions, lauded the poll. "This striking polling data underscores just how badly American workers are hoping Congress will protect them ...

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  20. Poll: Majority Want GOP to Block Executive AmnestyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Breitbart.com

    ... to the executive actions and support for efforts to block them and protect jobs are. An aide to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), a vocal leader among conservatives in the fight against amnesty, highlighted the poll as indicating the public's desire to see ...

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