BET Wire: Capitol Hill Showdowns and Throwdowns

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Senate Blocks Debo Adegbile

By a vote of 47 to 52, the Senate failed on March 5 to move forward the nomination of Debo Adegbile for the top spot at the Department of Justice's Civil Rights division. Seven Democrats sided with the Republicans in opposition. Obama called the vote a "travesty."

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