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Trump goes on clemency spree – and the list is long

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Wildwoods Convention Center Oceanfront, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Wildwood, N.J. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting what he called a “ridiculous” 14-year prison sentence for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and pardoning former New York Police Department commissioner Bernie Kerik, among a long list ...

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Delaware judge refuses to delay Jan. 20 execution

WILMINGTON, Del. — A judge on Wednesday refused to delay this month’s execution of a convicted killer whose attorneys are looking to commute his sentence, arguing the courts have never properly considered the abuse the man suffered as a child ...

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