Jeff Sessions, Backpage, American Airlines: Your Wednesday Morning Roundup

Good morning!Here is a look at the top headlines as we start the day.🌞 Weather: Mostly sunny, hot and humid. High: 96°👋 Stay in touch: Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here. In D-FW speech, Jeff Sessions blames Obama-era policies for drug epidemicU.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions called the nation's drug epidemic "unprecedented" in a speech Tuesday in Grapevine."Drugs on the street are more powerful, more addicting and more dangerous than ever," he said.In a speech at the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) training conference, the attorney general blamed the country's drug crisis on bipartisan, Obama-era sentencing reform policies that he said directed prosecutors "not to charge the most serious offenses."A warm reception: Senate Democrats and Republicans alike warmly received Dallas investor Ray Washburne Tuesday as President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.A big haul: Richardson businessman Phillip Huffines has raised more than $550,000 for his Texas Senate campaign.  Continue reading...

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