Obama Commutes 214 Sentences, Many in Pipeline

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President Obama issued 214 more sentence commutations yesterday, bringing his total to 562, Politico reports. The president's biggest batch of commutations came as Donald Trump touts a "law and order" message. For sentencing reform advocates, it's a sign that the administration isn't letting up on the 2014 Justice Department initiative to ease punishments for low-level drug offenders who got long sentences . . .

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