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Obama Cuts Short Sentences of 111 Federal Inmates

U.S. President Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 111 federal inmates Tuesday, in another round of commutations for those convicted of nonviolent drug offenses. The early release is part of Obama's effort to correct what he views as unreasonably long mandatory minimum sentences. His push to lessen the burden on nonviolent drug offenders reflects his long-stated view that the nation should remedy the consequences of decades of onerous sentencing rules that have put tens of...

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