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President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate on March 30, 2015, in Boston. (Photo by Susan Walsh/AP)

Obama commutes 22 drug sentences

President Obama has long been criticized for his stingy use of his pardon and commutation power. But on Tuesday, Obama commuted the sentences of 22 people serving time in federal prison, doubling the total number of people he has commuted since taking office in 2008. Those whose sentences were commuted were serving sentences “under an outdated...

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