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Is Obama on a clemency roll?

Embracing his clemency powers like never before, President Barack Obama is planning more commutations in his final days in office after a dramatic move...

In prison for 10 years or more? Apply for clemency

The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release — and expecting thousands to take up the offer. It's...

Justice broadens criteria for clemency

The Justice Department is broadening the criteria it will use in evaluating clemency petitions from certain federal prisoners and expects the changes to result...