.@SenatorSessions says attorney general can't be a "rubber stamp": He "must be willing to tell the president...no"
“I want to thank President-elect @realDonaldTrump for the confidence and trust he has shown in me.” - @SenatorSessions
.@ShaunKing: Amid Jeff Sessions confirmation hearings, Senate Democrats have their own problems with bigotry
Video: Sen. Jeff Sessions is sworn in before testifying at his Senate confirmation hearing for attorney general.
President Obama chief of staff Denis McDonough on president's farewell address
Democrats rehang anti-police painting at Capitol Hill.
Two men in white sheets and KKK pointed caps were ejected before Sen. Jeff Sessions was even sworn in to testify
Capitol Police officers remove Code Pink protester from Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing for attorney general
Chuck Grassley says Jeff Sessions will provide "independent leadership of the highest integrity" as Donald Trump's attorney general
.@SenatorCollins on @SenatorSessions: "These are not the actions of an individual who is motived by racial animus"
“There is so much fear in this country. I see it...Particularly in the African-American community.” - @SenFeinstein expresses “deep concern”
.@SenShelby on Sessions: "I have no doubt that he will apply the law with the impartiality required of the job."
Before Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing for attorney general began, protesters wearing KKK garb were escorted out
.@SenFeinstein: Prosecuting people at direction of the president "not what an attorney general does"
“What we must do now, in these hearings, is determine what type of attorney general @SenatorSessions will be if confirmed.” - @SenFeinstein
"His duty will be to enforce and protect our civil rights & constitutional freedoms, including a woman’s right to choose.” - @SenFeinstein
.@SenFeinstein: Sessions' job as attorney general "will be to enforce federal equally—equally—for all Americans."
.@SenFeinstein on Sessions: "We're not being asked to evaluate him as a senator. We're being asked to evaluate him for attorney general."
“President Obama never retreated from his red line,” in Syria, says @JohnKerry
.@ChuckGrassley on @sensessions: "I expect that he will be" confirmed.
.@ChuckGrassley at start of @SenatorSessions confirmation hearing for attorney general: "We know him well"