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‘Today I put a stake in the ground’

Posted: January 8, 2014 at 5:32 a.m.

Lt. Gov. Mark Darr, in an interview Tuesday, talks about his refusal to resign over ethics-law violations.

Lt. Gov. Mark Darr released the following statement, explaining his decision not to resign: LITTLE ROCK — Kim and I would like to thank many people across the state for their calls, texts and prayers during this difficult time.

Darr feels resigning 'would not be the best course'

Lt. Gov. Mark Darr met with the media Tuesday to discuss his current ongoing situation. Darr was found to have spent over $41,000 in taxpayer and campaign funds for personal use. Several political figures, including Gov. Mike Beebe, have asked for Darr to resign. (By David Harten)
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