President Barack Obama last week when he visited the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma. The visit is part of Obama's new push to reform the criminal justice system by calling for changes like the reduction or elimination of severe mandatory-minimum sentences for nonviolent offenders.
President Barack Obama last week when he visited the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma. The visit is part of Obama's new push to reform the criminal justice system by calling for changes like the reduction or elimination of severe mandatory-minimum sentences for nonviolent offenders. WHITE HOUSE
President Barack Obama last week when he visited the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma. The visit is part of Obama's new push to reform the criminal justice system by calling for changes like the reduction or elimination of severe mandatory-minimum sentences for nonviolent offenders. WHITE HOUSE

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July 22, 2015 07:52 PM

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