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Sens. Grassley, Durbin on ‘smarter’ justice, bipartisanship

Clip: 12/12/2018 | 9m 56s Video has closed captioning.

The Senate is expected to take up criminal justice reform before year end. A proposed overhaul would lower mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes, ban the shackling of pregnant prisoners and ensure inmates stay closer to family. Judy Woodruff talks to Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., two advocates for the bill, about its provisions and rare bipartisan support.

Aired: 12/12/18

Rating: NR

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