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Clemency

  1. On Last Day in Office, Obama Commutes the Sentences of 330 Drug OffendersThe president’s total number of commutations granted is now 1,715 — more than any other president in American history.
  2. President Obama Has Now Granted Clemency to More than 1,000 Federal InmatesThat’s more than the previous 11 presidents combined.
  3. Obama Just Shortened 61 Drug Offenders’ Prison SentencesMore than a third of them were serving life sentences. 
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    What It Feels Like When a Life Sentence Is OverturnedFour people whose sentences were commuted by President Obama explain what freedom feels like.