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Woman whose drug sentence was commuted by Obama is still in jail thanks to a Florida prosecutor

Editor’s note: President Obama has extended clemency to an unparalleled number of people convicted of nonviolent drug-law violations—a program unlikely to be prioritized by either a President Clinton or a President Trump. AlterNet andThe Influence have partnered on a series profiling people...
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