POLITICS
05/12/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Senate Panel Approves Weakened Cocaine Sentencing Bill

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.

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