Ryan May Push Criminal Justice Reform in Lame-Duck Session

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House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing a major obstacle in his quest to pass criminal justice reform: unenthused House Republicans still skittish about looking soft on crime, Politico reports. The Wisconsin Republican for weeks has repeated his desire to pass a bipartisan package that would include allowing well-behaved nonviolent prisoners to be eligible for early release and easing some drug-related sentencing requirements . . .

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