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The civil rights case that haunts Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general

December 25, 2016 | 3:30 PM GMT
The career of Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, has been shadowed by his prosecution of the "Marion Three." Sessions brought forth the voter fraud case as a U.S. attorney in 1985, and his critics alleged the charges to be racially motivated.