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Sen. Warren Reads the Letter about Attorney-General Nominee Jeff Sessions That the GOP Doesn’t Want You To Hear

The optics of what happened on the Senate floor last night ought to be horrific. The Republican Senate leader, an elderly white man from a border state, essentially told a woman Democratic senator to shut up and sit down just as she was about to read a letter from an African-American civil rights icon.

Adding to the outrage — the letter was already part of the congressional record, and had been for 31 years.

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