As the special counsel zeroes in on Russia’s online arsonists, he’s brought in a new crew of cyberspy fighters—and a straight-up street crime prosecutor, too.
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SCRANTON — Disgraced former kids-for-cash judge Michael T. Conahan is seeking clemency on the 17½-year federal prison sentence he is serving. Conahan, 66, pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy charges in the scandal and has been behind bars since he was sentenced in September 2011. A searchable database on the Department of Justice's website that was made public in March shows Conahan has a pending request for a sentence commutation, or reduction. The database does not provide any information about the reason for the request. Justice Department spokeswoman Nicole Navas Oxman said the Office of the Pardon Attorney does not disclose where in the process a case is pending. Conahan and fellow
Sen. Ben Cardin Wins Primary Over Chelsea Manning, 6 Others Some incumbent Democrats have felt heat this election cycle as they faced self-styled progressive challengers from the left. Ben Cardin, a popular and well-funded U.S. senator in Maryland, was never one of them.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Some incumbent Democrats have felt heat this election cycle as they faced self-styled progressive challengers from the left. Ben Cardin, a popular and well-funded U.S. senator in Maryland, was never one of them. On Tuesday, Cardin handily won a primary in his bid for a third Senate term, beating convicted leaker Chelsea Manning and six other longshot challengers. Celebrating in Baltimore, Cardin told The Associated Press he's humbled by the “overwhelming vote of trust” from Maryland's Democrats. He was already looking forward to the campaign for November's general elections. Tony Campbell of Baltimore County defeated 10 other candidates for the Republican nomination. “I'm confident,
Last week, rallies in support of Julian Assange were held around the world. We participated in two #AssangeUnity events seeking to #FreeAssange in Washington, DC. This is the beginning of a new phase of the campaign to stop the persecution of Julian Assange and allow him to leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London without the threat of being arrested in the UK or facing prosecution by the United States. The Assange Case is a Linchpin For Freedom of the Press and Freedom of Information in the 21st Century The threat of prosecution against Julian Assange for his work as editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks will be a key to defining what Freedom of the Press means in the 21st Century. Should people be allowed
Advocates for prisoners from several groups tell NPR that White House officials have privately asked them for potential candidates for clemency, and they have offered dozens of names. The outreach came in the wake of President Trump's recent spate of pardons and commutations — most of which were granted to public figures or individuals who had received a lot of media attention. The advocates, who declined to be identified due to the sensitivity of the issue, said they are now waiting for the next move from the White House, and it's unclear what type of process the administration may adopt to manage these clemency requests. They said Trump's son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner and