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Carson, Webb address presidential forum in Baltimore

Carson, Webb address presidential forum in Baltimore

A pair of long-shot presidential hopefuls fielded questions Tuesday on immigration, mental health and drug policy at a meeting of law enforcement officials in Baltimore. Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, a Democrat, and retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a Republican, told an annual conference of the National Sheriffs' Association that, if elected, they would seek ways to reduce prison populations and address the high share of nonviolent drug offenders caught up in the criminal justice system. Webb, a centrist Democrat and Naval Academy graduate who served a single term in the Senate, has not declared his candidacy but told the group Tuesday that he plans to "get a lot...

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