- Ayanna Pressley and Cori Bush lead calls for commutations
- Trump administration rushed to execute 13 death row inmates
- Podcast: Trump, the death penalty and America’s racist history
Led by two prominent African American congresswomen, 35 Democrats have urged Joe Biden to commute the sentences of all 49 federal prisoners left on death row – days after the Trump administration finished its rush to kill 13 such prisoners.
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