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He didn't pardon Dick Cheney, but President Bush almost certainly brightened the holidays for 20 federal criminals Tuesday afternoon when he handed down 19 pardons and commuted one sentence in the latest round of presidential mercy. Among those winning clemency from Bush — including the usual bunch of moonshiners and drug offenders — was a Parker man who pleaded guilty to felony counterfeiting charges in 1995.
When President George W. Bush issued 14 pardons on Monday, one stood out in the list of cocaine dealers and bank fraudsters — a Missouri farmer who was convicted more than a decade ago of killing bald eagles.