Obama Commutes Sentences Of 8 Inmates Convicted Of Crack Offenses
President Barack Obama on Thursday commuted the sentences of eight federal inmates who were convicted of crack cocaine offenses, greatly expanding his use of the presidential clemency power to help those incarcerated because of harsh drug laws.
President Obama's traditional travel following his State of the Union speech takes a viral twist this year. On Friday, Jan. 31, three days after his address to Congress, Obama will take questions from people around the country in what Google is promoting as the first "Presidential Hangout Road Trip."
President Obama drops by a meeting with YouTube personalities to learn about how they're using YouTube to connect with an audience of millions of people and to discuss why it's important for young people to visit HealthCare.gov and learn more.