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News and updates about Jeff Sessions

Sessions confirms Senate bid

Former US Attorney General officially announces bid for his old Alabama Senate seat.

Sessions confirms Senate bid

Former US Attorney General to run for Senate

Jeff Sessions to announce on Thursday that he is entering the race for his old US Senate seat in Alabama.

Former US Attorney General to run for Senate

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns

Jeff Sessions says he is resigning from his position as per Trump's request. His chief of staff is expected to replace him.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns

Sessions: Pittsburgh massacre an 'attack on all people of faith'

US Attorney General says targeting people because of their religion will not be tolerated.

Sessions: Pittsburgh massacre an 'attack on all people of faith'

Sessions to Shaked: Pittsburgh investigation is top priority

Justice Minister speaks with US Attorney General following the attack in Pittsburgh.

Sessions to Shaked: Pittsburgh investigation is top priority

Hate crime charges to be filed against Pittsburgh shooter

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions says Justice Department will file hate crime and other charges against Robert Bowers.

Hate crime charges to be filed against Pittsburgh shooter

Suspect in US bomb packages charged with five federal crimes

Cesar Sayoc Jr. faces up to 58 years in prison over packages with bombs mailed to prominent Democrats.

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US designates Hezbollah a 'transnational criminal organization'

Hezbollah to be targeted with tougher investigations and prosecutions.

US designates Hezbollah a 'transnational criminal organization'

Trump urges AG to investigate anonymous op-ed

Trump says he wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to uncover identity of senior administration official who wrote anonymous op-ed.

Trump urges AG to investigate anonymous op-ed

Comparing US immigrant policy to Nazi acts ‘real exaggeration’

'In Nazi Germany, they were keeping the Jews from leaving the country.'

Comparing US immigrant policy to Nazi acts ‘real exaggeration’

US sets up anti-Hezbollah task force

US Attorney General sets up unit to investigative Hezbollah in wake of report that Obama admin shielded terror group from prosecution.

US sets up anti-Hezbollah task force

US to investigate claims Obama admin shielded Hezbollah

Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders department to investigate claims Obama administration shielded terror group from prosecution.

US to investigate claims Obama admin shielded Hezbollah

Sessions promises quick decision on Clinton

A-G says he'll decide quickly whether to appoint special prosecutor to investigate Clinton's alleged mishandling of classified materials.

Sessions promises quick decision on Clinton

Will Trump fire Sessions?

Sources say Trump discussing the possibility of replacing Attorney General. Cruz, Giuliani named as possible candidates.

Will Trump fire Sessions?

Sessions: I don't plan to resign

U.S. Attorney General intends to stay in his job despite criticism from Trump.

Sessions: I don't plan to resign

Sessions: Claims of collusion with Russia a 'detestable lie'

Attorney General rejects claims he colluded with the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election.

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Watch: Jeff Sessions testimony on Russia

Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee on Russia probe.

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Sessions to testify before Senate

Attorney General to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee regarding his meetings with Russian officials.

Sessions to testify before Senate

Report: Trump at odds with US Attorney General

Administration says Attorney General Jeff Sessions will not resign amid reports of infighting over FBI chief pick, Russia investigation.

Report: Trump at odds with US Attorney General

'Israel and the United States have an unbreakable bond'

Israel's Justice Minister meets Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Washington.

'Israel and the United States have an unbreakable bond'

US charges Israeli teen suspected of threatening JCCs with bombs

US charges teen with cyberstalking, threatening calls; Israeli authorities extend arrest until Monday.

US charges Israeli teen suspected of threatening JCCs with bombs

Jewish leaders discuss bomb threats with Sessions

Representatives of JCC Association of North America discuss recent bomb threats with Attorney General.

Jewish leaders discuss bomb threats with Sessions

Sessions: Arrest ends probe ‘spanning multiple continents’

US Attorney General says arrest of Israeli-American teen ends investigation 'spanning multiple continents' into hundreds of bomb threats.

Sessions: Arrest ends probe ‘spanning multiple continents’

JCC executives 'frustrated' with bomb threats probe

Executives from JCCs write Attorney General Sessions, express frustration with efforts to combat rash of bomb threats.

JCC executives 'frustrated' with bomb threats probe

Sessions: My answers on Russia were 'correct'

Attorney General defends his answers about Russian contacts to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Sessions: My answers on Russia were 'correct'

The Democrats' Catch-of-the-Day: Fishing for Trump

Op-ed. Do they want what’s good for the country? Not a chance. And Obama is their shadow president.

The Democrats' Catch-of-the-Day: Fishing for Trumpplayer

Trump accuses Democrats of 'witch hunt'

Trump blasts Democrats for blowing up controversy over Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Trump accuses Democrats of 'witch hunt'

Sessions won't take part in Russia probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuses himself from federal investigations into Russia’s interference in 2016 election.

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White House backs Sessions, rejects calls for his dismissal

US Attorney General denies claims he secretly discussed presidential campaign with Russian ambassador.

White House backs Sessions, rejects calls for his dismissal

U.S. Attorney-General denies lying over Russian contacts

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies allegations he lied at confirmation hearing about contacts with Russian officials.

U.S. Attorney-General denies lying over Russian contacts

Ellison: Investigate cemetery desecration as hate crime

Rep. Keith Ellison calls on Attorney General to investigate desecration of Jewish cemetery in the St. Louis area as a hate crime.

Ellison: Investigate cemetery desecration as hate crime

Sessions: Bomb threats against Jews 'very serious'

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions condemns recent bomb threats against Jewish groups.

Sessions: Bomb threats against Jews 'very serious'

Wiesenthal Center calls for task force on JCC bomb threats

Simon Wiesenthal Center urges Attorney General to set up task force to catch callers who made false bomb threats to JCCs.

Wiesenthal Center calls for task force on JCC bomb threats

Senate confirms Trump's attorney general

Senate votes 52-47 to confirm Senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general.

Senate confirms Trump's attorney general

Trump's attorney general opposes blocking Muslim entry

Senator Jeff Sessions says that if confirmed, he would oppose moves to block Muslims from entering the United States.

Trump's attorney general opposes blocking Muslim entry

Trump chooses attorney general, CIA head

President-elect chooses Senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general and Rep. Mike Pompeo as head of the CIA.

Trump chooses attorney general, CIA head

Trump to announce VP pick Friday

Donald Trump will announce his running-mate Friday; reportedly considering Mike Pence, Chris Christie, Newt Gingrich and Jeff Sessions.

Trump to announce VP pick Friday

Alabama Senator endorses Trump

Senator Jeff Sessions becomes the first senator to endorse billionaire Donald Trump for president.

Alabama Senator endorses Trump

Cruz: Immigration spike leading terror rise

Republican candidate slams administration for refusing to tighten screening or release info on jihadists; 'no lone wolves, this is a pack.'

Cruz: Obama's immigration spike causing steep rise in terror