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Jeff Sessions: United States politician, lawyer, and former Attorney General
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 84th United States attorney general from 2017 to 2018. A Republican, Sessions previously served as United States senator from Alabama from 1997 to 2017 before resigning that position to serve in the administration of President Donald Trump. Sessions attempted to return to the Senate in 2020 but was defeated in the Republican primary.

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In Alabama, Can Doug Jones Fend Off Tommy Tuberville and Trump?

Mr. Tuberville, the Republicans’ new Senate nominee, will most likely repeat the same pro-Trump strategy he used to beat Jeff Sessions in the primary.
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Trump vs Biden 2020 Election: Live Updates

With Tommy Tuberville defeating Jeff Sessions to be the party’s Senate nominee in Alabama, Republicans are now focusing on two closely watched races next door.
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Tuberville to face Jones in Alabama Senate race

Former college football coach Tommy Tuberville defeated former Senator and Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the Alabama Republican Senate primary. Tuberville goes on to challenge Democratic Senator..
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Tuberville tops Sessions, Hegar leads in race to face Cornyn and other takeaways from Tuesday's elections

Tommy Tuberville bested Jeff Sessions in the Alabama Senate Republican Primary runoff. In Texas, M.J. Hegar leads in the race to take on GOP Sen. John Cornyn.
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Tommy Tuberville defeats Jeff Sessions in Alabama Republican Senate runoff

The first-time political candidate and former Auburn football coach will face U.S. Sen. Doug Jones in the fall.
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Live Updates from Primary Elections in Alabama, Texas and Maine

Jeff Sessions hopes to win back his old Senate seat in Alabama, while primary and runoff elections are taking place in Texas and Maine.
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Seeking comeback, Sessions faces Tuberville in Alabama race

seeking comeback, sessions faces tuberville in alabama race
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Seeking to reclaim his old Senate seat from Alabama, former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions faces former college football coach Tommy Tuberville — a political newcomer..
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'Russia, Russia, Russia': Trump tears into Sessions ahead of runoff against Tuberville in Alabama

"I made a mistake when I put him in as the attorney general. He had his chance and he blew it," President Trump said of Jeff Sessions.
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Biden vs. Trump 2020 Live Updates: Trump Talks Up Tuberville as Alabama Votes

Jeff Sessions hopes to win back his old Senate seat in Alabama, while primary and runoff elections are taking place in Texas and Maine. Joe Biden is releasing a new clean energy plan.
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What Time Do Polls Close in Alabama, Maine and Texas?

Jeff Sessions is fighting for his political life in an Alabama race that will signal the strength of President Trump’s hold on his base. And in Maine, the spotlight is on which Democrat will face..
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The return of Jeff Sessions? Who takes on John Cornyn? Here's what to watch in Tuesday's elections

President Trump's former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is battling against the president's preferred candidate in Alabama's Senate race. The race is one of several set to be settled on Tuesday.
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Jeff Sessions and Tommy Tuberville Close Out Alabama’s G.O.P. Senate Runoff

Mr. Sessions, the former attorney general and current Trump adversary, and Mr. Tuberville, a former Auburn University football coach, will face voters on Tuesday.
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Sessions Faces Final Word by Alabama Voters After Years of Trump Scorn

Tuesday’s runoff election for Senate may finally settle Jeff Sessions’ yearslong standoff with President Trump, as Republicans referee between a native son and a president they admire.
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Jeff Sessions blasts Trump's 'juvenile insults' ahead of Alabama runoff election against Tuberville

Trump continued to promote Tommy Tuberville, Sessions' rival for Alabama's GOP nomination for Senate, on Twitter.
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'You should drop out': Trump spars with ex-Attorney General Jeff Sessions amid battle for Alabama Senate seat

Trump's tweet followed a post from Jeff Sessions a day earlier in which he took the rare step of slamming his ex-boss amid the Alabama Senate race.
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Behind Trump and Sessions Twitter row, a key Senate seat

Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Donald Trump are fighting on social media about a primary battle in Alabama that may be key to Republicans retaining control of the U.S. Senate.
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Trump's former attorney general Jeff Sessions hits back at president for endorsing his Senate rival

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Jeff Sessions, the former attorney general forced out by Donald Trump, has taken to Twitter to plead with his onetime boss to stop endorsing his electoral rival. The 73-year-old resigned his long-held..
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US Attorney General Barr Backs Trump on Reopening Economy

us attorney general barr backs trump on reopening economy
As President Donald Trump encourages state governors to reopen their economies despite growing criticism of Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Attorney General William Barr has stood..
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President’s Campaign Calls Sessions ‘Delusional’ for Tying Himself to Trump

In an unusual letter, President Trump’s campaign said that Jeff Sessions, who is running to reclaim his Senate seat in Alabama, was misleading the public.
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In blow to ex-attorney general Sessions, Trump endorses challenger in Alabama

In a blow to former attorney general Jeff Sessions' attempt to reclaim his seat in the U.S. Senate, President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed his challenger for the Republican nomination in Alabama,..
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Trump Endorses Tommy Tuberville (and Not Jeff Sessions) for Senate in Alabama

President Trump, in a tweet Tuesday night, expressed his full-throated endorsement of the man running against his former attorney general in a runoff election for the state’s primary.
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Factbox: Sessions faces runoff for Alabama Senate; Texas incumbents holding off challengers

Republican Jeff Sessions, a former attorney general under President Donald Trump, was headed to a runoff in Alabama as he sought on Tuesday to advance his bid to return to the U.S. Senate in a wave of..
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Trump slams Jeff Sessions after Super Tuesday as ex-AG heads into run-off against Tommy Tuberville

Trump noted Wednesday that Sessions faces Tommy Tuberville in a run-off election, and then slammed him for recusing himself during the Russia probe.
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Former college football coach Tommy Tuberville, Jeff Sessions headed to runoff in GOP race for Alabama Senate

Former Ole Miss, Auburn, Texas Tech and Cincinnati football coach Tommy Tuberville and ex-U.S. senator Jeff Session will go to a runoff in Alabama.
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Sessions in close race as attempts return to Senate amid Super Tuesday voting

Republican Jeff Sessions, former attorney general under President Donald Trump, was locked in a tight race as he tried to take a step towards returning to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday in a wave of..
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Jeff Sessions comeback? Here are the congressional races to watch Super Tuesday

Jeff Sessions is vying in Alabama to try to regain his old Senate seat. That primary is among several congressional races to watch on Super Tuesday.
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Factbox: Key Congressional primaries also on the line on Super Tuesday

Republican Jeff Sessions, former attorney general under President Donald Trump, will try to take a step toward returning to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, in a wave of congressional primaries.
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Aides, lawmakers work behind the scenes to try to sway Trump on Jeff Sessions before Alabama Senate primary

Jeff Sessions wants to win back his old Alabama Senate seat on Super Tuesday, while aides and lawmakers are trying to shape Trump's views on him.
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Jeff Sessions Was ‘Trump Before Trump.’ Will Alabama Voters Remember?

Ask Republicans in the state what they think of Mr. Sessions, who is running again for the Senate there, and many will use the same belittling adjectives the president has hurled at him.
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Bashing Bolton, a Senate candidate, Jeff Sessions, plays up his loyalty.

His message boiled down to this: He had every reason to gripe publicly, but he did not.
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Northwestern's Jeff Sessions protest controversy: 'Give the young people a break'

A difficult time for Medill student journalists. They have been under attack for merely asking questions and writing stories that illuminate.
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The Daily Northwestern Apologizes to Student Protesters for Reporting

Editors at the campus newspaper spurred a backlash from professional journalists after they apologized for how they covered protests at a speech by Jeff Sessions.
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Trump hits Bloomberg, holds fire on Session's run

President Donald Trump mocked former NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg as "little Michael," ahead of a potential presidential bid. Trump was also non-committal of his support for ex-Attorney General Jeff..
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AP Top Stories November 8 A

Here's the latest for Friday November 8th: Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg considers presidential bid; Former A.G. Jeff Sessions running for old Senate seat; State Dept. official's testimony..
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Sessions, an Alabama icon, running for US Senate

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday he wants to reclaim his old Senate seat from Alabama, where he's been a conservative icon and dominant vote-getter since the 1990s. (Nov. 8)  
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Jeff Sessions: Ex-attorney general to make Alabama Senate bid

The Alabama Republican fell out with President Trump, who fired him as attorney general a year ago.
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Jeff Sessions, Praising Trump, Formally Announces Senate Campaign

The former attorney general’s decision will most likely put him on a collision course with President Trump, who still harbors resentment toward him.
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Jeff Sessions to run for former Senate seat in Alabama

Sean Sullivan, CBSN political contributor and National politics reporter for the Washington Post, joins "Red and Blue" to discuss the news of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg joining the..
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Former Attorney General Sessions enters U.S. Senate race in Alabama

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday he was seeking the Republican nomination to run for a U.S. Senate seat from Alabama in 2020, a position he resigned to join the Trump..
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Your Thursday Briefing

Rudy Giuliani, Jeff Sessions, Twitter: Here's what you need to know.
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Fate of Mueller probe unclear following Sessions' resignation

With Jeff Sessions out as attorney general there's new concern over the fate of the Mueller investigation. Former Assistant District Attorney for New York County Rebecca Roiphe joins CBSN with more on..
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Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions running for Senate

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is poised to run for his longtime Senate seat in Alabama, challenging Senator Doug Jones, who is considered the most vulnerable Democrat in the Senate.
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Sessions mounts a comeback bid for Senate

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is poised to launch a comeback bid for his old Alabama U.S. Senate seat on Thursday
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Strained relations among Republicans

The strained relations between Senate Republicans and the President took another hit this week with the defections on health care and the President's criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein says North Korea "is a clear and present danger to the United States"

Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-California, discusses the North Korean missile test, the failed health care bill, and the criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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