Can the Next President Match Obama’s Record of Clemency?

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This month, President Barack Obama granted executive clemency to 214 federal prisoners in one day, bringing his total number of sentence commutations since taking office to 562 men and women—more than the past nine presidents combined.

But many are wondering whether Obama has enough time left to make good on his promise to use executive clemency as a tool to undo the . . .

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