July 25, 2017

Trump turns up his Twitter attack on his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions

President Donald Trump is thinking about firing Jeff Sessions. In the meantime, he's making Sessions' life miserable.

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July 13, 2017

DOJ charges 412 people for involvement in health care fraud and “opioid scams”

Those facing charges include six doctors in Michigan who plotted to prescribe unneeded opioids.
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June 30, 2017

Jeff Sessions says DOJ will review trend of anti-transgender violence

Advocates called this step the "bare minimum" in fighting anti-trans violence.
June 29, 2017

Hate crimes reporting is on the uptick, but more than 50% still go unreported

U.S. residents have experienced an average of 250,000 hate crime incidents each year over the last several years.
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June 14, 2017

Jeff Sessions kept saying he "couldn't recall" things. Here's the possible legal reason why.

Sessions' "safe answers" in his Senate testimony could guard him against potential perjury accusations in the future.
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June 14, 2017

'Hot Mic' podcast: Sessions' testimony, Uber's harassment policies, Megyn Kelly's divisive interview

Here are the important stories to get you caught up for Wednesday.

June 13, 2017

Jeff Sessions dodged major questions about Trump by citing a rule that doesn't apply

Senators were thrown by Sessions insistence on invoking the "executive privilege" right.
June 13, 2017

6 key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' Senate testimony

The attorney general was eager to defend his record.
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June 13, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies he has "confidence" in special counsel Robert Mueller

Sessions also testified he "wouldn't think it would be appropriate" to participate in a potential Mueller termination.
June 13, 2017

Sessions Testimony: AG waffles on question of alleged third meeting with Russian ambassador

"Well, I guess I can say that I possibly had a meeting, but I still do not recall it," Sessions told Sen. Mark Warner.
June 13, 2017

Jeff Sessions denies any collusion with Russians in tense hearing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will face questions on his meetings with Russian officials during the 2016 election, as well as the Russia investigation.

June 13, 2017

Jeff Sessions is asking Congress to let him prosecute medical marijuana providers

Jeff Sessions wants to end federal protections for states that have legalized medical marijuana.
June 10, 2017

Jeff Sessions will testify before Senate on Russia, Comey firing on Tuesday

The testimony of the attorney general is likely to be explosive.
June 7, 2017

Jeff Sessions proposed resignation after Russia recusal enraged Donald Trump

Sources told ABC News the attorney general offered to resign after Trump yelled at him in closed-door meetings.
May 23, 2017

From Rihanna memes to Maxine Waters quotes, graduation caps this year have been A+

Solange, Kendrick Lamar and Elizabeth Warren all made it onto grad caps this year.
May 13, 2017

Will GOP criminal justice reformers push back on Trump's "tough on crime" agenda?

Only one GOP senator was willing to call out the administration's harsh new sentencing policy.

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May 12, 2017

Sessions thinks harsher sentencing will stop the opioid epidemic. He's wrong.

Sessions is bringing back the war on drugs.
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May 12, 2017

Jeff Sessions' new criminal charging policy asks for more severe penalties

Expect harsher sentences in the future.
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May 2, 2017

US Department of Justice is prosecuting a woman for laughing at Jeff Sessions

The woman faces a $500 fine and up to six months in prison.
April 28, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says law enforcement will "demolish" deadly MS-13 gang

Critics of the Trump administration say this isn't just about violent criminals.
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April 21, 2017

Hawaii senator rips into Jeff Sessions for his "island in the Pacific" comment

"We won't succumb to your dog whistle politics."

April 20, 2017

Jeff Sessions described a judge in Hawaii as “a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific"

Jeff Sessions doesn't think much of the 50th state in the Union, apparently.
April 4, 2017

Black activists warned us that Sessions would launch an assault on civil rights. That moment looks like it’s here.

On Monday, he ordered a review of all police reform agreements made under Obama. Shocker.
April 4, 2017

Sessions orders Justice Department to review all police reform agreements made during Obama's presidency

Sessions' review may mean many of the agreements are dismantled, or never enforced.
March 31, 2017

Jeff Sessions finally admits crime rates are low, contradicting one of Trump's major lies

"Crime rates remain near historic lows," Sessions said. Meanwhile, Trump continues saying the opposite.
March 28, 2017

Sanctuary Cities: These 28 cities are protecting undocumented immigrants from deportation

New York, Los Angeles and Chicago are among the cities standing up to Trump on immigration.

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March 28, 2017

Sessions implied sanctuary cities are exceptionally dangerous. Here's why he's wrong.

Jeff Sessions implied sanctuary cities are exceptionally dangerous. Here's why he's wrong.
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March 28, 2017

Oregon Republicans paint undocumented immigrants as rapists and murderers, offer no proof

Portland declared itself a sanctuary city. Oregon's Republican Party chairman called it a "dereliction of ... sworn duty."
March 27, 2017

3 key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' harrowing Monday press conference

Sessions issued strong warnings to cities that protect undocumented immigrants.
March 27, 2017

Jeff Sessions blames sanctuary cities for assaults, gang rapes and "countless" murders

Sessions rattled off a list of crimes he said immigrants commit in a grim statement at a White House press briefing.