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In this photo taken Jan. 10, 2017, Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee plans to request a delay in the confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, a move that will push the panel's vote back to Jan. 31. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Attorney General-designate Jeff Sessions is facing pushback from the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith, right, and Secretary of State Steve Simon, left, help Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton after he collapsed during his State of the State address in St. Paul, Minn. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)Gov. Mark Dayton, 69, becomes unsteady while delivering his State of the State speech, then strikes his head on the lectern.

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Rep. Michael Pompeo on Jan. 12. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)Democrats had questioned his views on torture and surveillance, but Pompeo still won confirmation by the Senate.

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