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  • Lynch confirmation vote in Senate seen delayed until mid-April

    WASHINGTON U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch probably won't get a Senate confirmation vote until at least mid-April, five months after she was nominated, because the chamber plans to spend this week debating its budget proposal.
  • Divisive issue of abortion stalls human trafficking bill

    The Senate's 100 members don't agree on much. They agreed they wanted legislation to help the victims of sex trafficking. Then the bill got caught up in the emotional and uncompromising politics of abortion. Now the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act...

    New England editorial roundup

    The MetroWest Daily News of Framingham (Mass.) March 19, 2015 The Senate was expected to vote this week on the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be U.S. attorney general, more than four months after President Barack Obama announced that the veteran...

    Obama blames Republican 'stubbornness' for delayed vote on Lynch

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama blamed a dysfunctional Senate and "stubbornness on the part of Republicans" for the stymied confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. attorney general. "You don't hold attorney general nominees hostage for other issues,"...

    Attorney general vote delayed as trafficking bill stalls

    A Senate stalemate over legislation to combat human trafficking deepened Thursday, almost certainly delaying a confirmation vote on the president's attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, until mid-April. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had...