Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., attends a meeting on Capitol Hill on Nov. 29, 2016. President-elect Donald Trump says he plans to nominate Sessions as U.S. attorney general.
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Democrats are warning that Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., Trump's pick for attorney general, is trying to "rebrand" after failing to be confirmed as a federal judge in 1986 because of racism allegations.
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Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions pledges his support for then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump before speaking to supporters on Oct. 10 at a rally in Ambridge, Pa.
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