We Beg Your Pardon

While George W. Bush attended church, Bill Clinton kept working, pardoning 140 Americans only two hours before leaving office. One surprise--Clinton cleared ex-CIA Director John Deutch, who faced possible charges of mishandling national secrets. But some clemency seekers will have to wait for the next change of power.

PARDONED

SUSAN MCDOUGAL Ex-wife of Arkansas con man Jim McDougal went to jail for 18 months rather than cooperate with Ken Starr's Whitewater investigation. She was seen by Clinton as the victim of overzealous federal prosecution.

HENRY CISNEROS Former Housing Secretary lied to the FBI about how much money he paid his...

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