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Debo Adegbile deserved full Democratic support and Senate confirmation to top civil rights post

By Michael J.W. Stickings Debo Adegbile is supremely qualified to lead the Justice Department's civil rights division. He was, after all, the director of litigation for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, working for that organization in different legal capacities from 2001 to now. He has argued cases before the Supreme Court and is, needless to say, an expert in a wide range of civil rights matters.
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Obama Issues Furious Statement After Senate Democrats Vote Down His Controversial Nominee

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (9 months ago)

Eight Senate Democrats on Wednesday helped vote down President Barack Obama's controversial nominee to become assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. The vote against Debo Adegbile clearly infu... Read Post

Myths And Facts About DOJ Civil Rights Nominee Debo Adegbile

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (10 months ago)

Right-wing media have sunk to new lows in smears against President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division, former NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) top official Debo Adegbile, a highly-qualifie... Read Post

Why the Senate vote against Obama’s civil rights nominee was bad

Politics / US Politics : PostPartisan (9 months ago)

The Senate on Wednesday surprisingly rejected the nomination of Debo Adegbile, a former Supreme Court advocate for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, to lead the Justice Department’s civil rights division. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), one ... Read Post


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