Senator Lott drawing fire again on race from civil rights groups

Raju, Manu
September 2007
Hill;9/7/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 102, p3
The article reports on the controversies affecting U.S. Senator Trent Lott following his support for the judicial nomination of Mississippi Judge Leslie Southwick to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth District. It relates that Lott's backing on Southwick's nomination has angered civil rights groups who claim that the judge could be hostile to civil rights cases. Meanwhile, Lott's support on Southwick's nomination is well supported by the White House and other Republican leaders.


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