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More Opposition to Adegbile Nomination

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Joseph Slobodzian reports for the Philadelphia Inquirer:

President Obama's nomination to a top U.S. Justice Department post of a lawyer with links to the case of cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal was condemned Monday by Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey and District Attorney Seth Williams, a Democrat.

With the Senate Judiciary Committee set to vote Thursday on Debo Adegbile's nomination to head the Civil Rights Division, the two joined Adegbile's opponents. White House officials had no comment on Toomey's opposition or Adegbile's nomination.


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President Obama's nomination to a top U.S. Justice Department post of a lawyer with links to the case of cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal was condemned Monday by Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey and District Attorney Seth Williams, a Democrat.

With the Senate Judiciary Committee set to vote Thursday on Debo Adegbile's nomination to head the Civil Rights Division, the two joined Adegbile's opponents. White House officials had no comment on Toomey's opposition or Adegbile's nomination.

Williams' opposition negates any argument that the opposition is merely partisan.

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