Senate blocks civil-rights nominee
Pryor, 6 other Democrats vote no on choice for Justice post
Posted: March 6, 2014 at 5:19 a.m.
The U.S. Senate blocked President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Justice Department civil-rights division after Republicans and law-enforcement groups objected to his role in the case of a Black Panther activist convicted of killing a white Philadelphia police officer.
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