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Rep. Kelly says Sen. Sessions’ nomination should be rejected

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., of the 2nd Congressional District representing Homewood and Flossmoor, released a statement on the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., to serve as the attorney general of the United States. His confirmation hearing began Tuesday, Jan. 10.

Like millions of Americans, I was deeply troubled by the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions to serve as our nation’s next attorney general.

Throughout his public career, Sen. Sessions has actively and aggressive opposed voting rights, civil rights, LGBT rights, religious freedom and women’s . . .

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