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Decades-Old Case Looms Large In Defeated Civil Rights Nomination

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Decades-Old Case Looms Large In Defeated Civil Rights Nomination

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Decades-Old Case Looms Large In Defeated Civil Rights Nomination

Decades-Old Case Looms Large In Defeated Civil Rights Nomination

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Debo Adegbile was the nominee to lead the Justice Department Civil Rights Division, and he has a compelling story — from child actor to activist lawyer. The Senate defeated his nomination Wednesday.