By the numbers Pardons, commutations

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2: Number of presidents who issued none (Garfield and Harrison)

3,687: Highest number issued (Franklin D. Roosevelt, most for draft evaders and draft-related offenses)

16: Number issued by George Washington

456: Number issued by Bill Clinton, including his last-day-in-office pardon of financier Marc Rich

117: Number issued so far by George W. Bush, including Lewis “Scooter” Libby

Sources: http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/pardonspres1.htm; http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16316983/

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