Bipartisan Group of Senators Set to Announce Deal to Reduce Prison Population

President Barack Obama is led on a tour by Bureau of Prisons Director Charles Samuels (R) and Correctional Officer Ronald Warlick (L) during a visit to the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution, in El Reno, Okla., on July 16, 2015. (Evan Vucci/AP)
President Barack Obama is led on a tour by Bureau of Prisons Director Charles Samuels (R) and Correctional Officer Ronald Warlick (L) during a visit to the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution, in El Reno, Okla., on July 16, 2015. (Evan Vucci/AP)

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