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Cotton: Congress Can’t Go ‘Soft on Crime’ While Pursuing Worthy Prison Reforms

Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) warned Congress shouldn't go "soft on crime" while pursuing the goal of federal prison reforms, writing in an op-ed that cutting mandatory minimum sentences and giving judges more discretion to reduce prison time was tantamount to a jailbreak. The post Cotton: Congress Can’t Go ‘Soft on Crime’ While Pursuing Worthy Prison Reforms appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

August 16, 2018

Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign Following Insider Trading Arrest

Rep. Chris Collins (R., N.Y.) announced Saturday he would suspend his campaign for re-election following his arrest and indictment on charges related to insider trading. The post Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign Following Insider Trading Arrest appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

August 11, 2018

Cuomo Invokes Pope in Advancing Legislation to Abolish Death Penalty

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) announced this week he would advance a bill to abolish the death penalty in the state "in solidarity with Pope Francis." The post Cuomo Invokes Pope in Advancing Legislation to Abolish Death Penalty appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

August 3, 2018

Louisiana A.G. Floats Electrocution, Firing Squad as Death Drugs Remain Scarce

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry (R.) on Tuesday called on Gov. John Bel Edwards (D.) to take action to end Louisiana's death penalty moratorium, echoing law enforcement leaders nationwide frustrated with stalled death rows. The post Louisiana A.G. Floats Electrocution, Firing Squad as Death Drugs Remain Scarce appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 26, 2018

New York Attorney General Schneiderman Resigns Following Abuse Allegations

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has resigned from office mere hours after a bombshell report that four women have accused him of physical assault and death threats. The post New York Attorney General Schneiderman Resigns Following Abuse Allegations appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

May 7, 2018

Poll: Americans Oppose Death Penalty Abolition 2 to 1

Voters oppose abolishing the death penalty 64 to 31 percent, according to a recently released poll of American voters from Quinnipiac University. The post Poll: Americans Oppose Death Penalty Abolition 2 to 1 appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

March 26, 2018

Police: Suspect in Austin Bombings Is Dead After Blowing Himself Up

The suspect in a series of bombings that have terrorized Austin, Texas, in recent weeks is dead after blowing himself up following a police chase, authorities said Wednesday morning. The post Police: Suspect in Austin Bombings Is Dead After Blowing Himself Up appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

March 21, 2018

Illegal Immigrant Acquitted in Katie Steinle Murder Case Accuses Government of Collusion

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an illegal immigrant acquitted in the 2015 shooting death of Kate Steinle in San Francisco, is accusing the federal government of collusion with state and city authorities and "vindictive prosecution." The post Illegal Immigrant Acquitted in Katie Steinle Murder Case Accuses Government of Collusion appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

March 17, 2018

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