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McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies Advisory: This Week in Washington — January 29, 2016

The future of criminal justice reform

Bipartisan criminal justice reform, which once seemed likely, is facing longer and longer odds. This week, Senate Majority Leader John Cornyn (R-TX), a key sponsor of the effort, admitted that the measure may not move at all this year.

“I am hopeful, but I don’t think it’s critical we do it this year,” Cornyn told the Associated Press. “I have been involved in a lot of fights around here that have taken us years to get things done.”

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