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News Wrap: Cory Booker, John Lewis speak against Sessions
In our news wrap Wednesday, black congressional leaders testified against Jeff Sessions, the president-elect’s nominee to be attorney general, on the second and final day of his confirmation hearings. Also, Elaine Chao, a former secretary of labor and now the choice for transportation secretary, spoke before lawmakers with her husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, behind her.
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