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Senate Panel Approves Weakened Cocaine Sentencing Bill

First Posted: 05/12/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:50 PM ET

Cocaine

The American Prospect:

Earlier this morning, Sen. Dick Durbin announced that he and Sen. Jeff Sessions had reached a "compromise" in the Senate gym over Durbin's bill, which would have eliminated the 100 to 1 sentencing disparity for crack vs. powder cocaine.

Read the whole story: The American Prospect

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