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March 19, 2021

Biden civil rights nominee, under fire from the right, gets some Jewish backing

By Ron Kampeas

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Vanita Gupta, President Joe Biden’s nominee for a top civil rights enforcement job, has been targeted in recent weeks as an extremist by a number of conservative groups and the conservative media.

A couple of Jewish groups, the Anti-Defamation League and the National Council of Jewish Women, are expressing their support.

Gupta, who was tapped for the post of associate attorney general, the No. 3 job at the Justice Department, faces her first Senate confirmation hearings on T...

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