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Senate panel approves civil rights nominee

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee has narrowly approved the nomination of a longtime legal advocate for liberal causes to run the civil rights division at the Justice Department. The vote Thursday in the Democratic-controlled committee for Debo Adegbile (DAY-bow uh-DAYG-buh-lay) was 10-8, along party lines. Adegbile has been praised by civil rights groups as one of the...

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