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Obama’s 2008 Plan Said It Would Reform The Death Penalty, End Racial Profiling

Touting his record of helping to reform the death penalty as a state Senator in Illinois, Obama promised his 2008 plan to reform the death penalty, and issue he has talked about little since talking office. Also in the campaign plan, Obama said he’d sign a bill to to “ban racial profiling” under federal law, another issue the President has talked about little since taking office. Supporters of the President, however, point to his efforts to stop Arizona’s new immigration as a sign he is keeping with his pledge.

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Andrew Kaczynski at andrew.kaczynski@buzzfeed.com
 
 
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