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    Arkansas Democrats seek Lt. Gov. Darr's resignation

    9:47 AM, Dec 31, 2013   |    comments
    Lt. Governor Mark Darr signs bill 131 into law. (Photo: Arkansas.gov)
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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Democratic Party of Arkansas is calling on Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Darr to resign after the Ethics Commission said he agreed to pay $11,000 in fines to settle claims that he misspent campaign funds and failed to keep complete records.

    State Democratic Party Chairman Vincent Insalaco said Tuesday that Darr should resign immediately.

    Darr spokeswoman Amber Pool said Tuesday that Darr does not plan to quit.

    The head of the state Ethics Commission said Monday that commissioners found probable cause that Darr violated portions of the Arkansas code 11 times, dating back to his 2010 run for office. 

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