Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Wow! We haven't even had to time to construct the first Obama "Pardon Watch List" and here comes the first applicant! Chicago Public Radio reports Former Illinois Governor George Ryan (R) will ask the former Senator from his state turned President, Barack Obama, to commute his 6-and-a-half-year prison sentence. Former Governor Jim Thompson (R) says a new clemency application will be submitted sometime this spring. See story here.