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Arkansas GOPer: Give Unruly Kids the Death Penalty

Charlie Fuqua wants all Muslims deported

(Newser) - A Republican candidate for Arkansas state legislature says it's time to crack down on rebellious kids—by threatening them with the death penalty. Instituting the punishment "would be a tremendous incentive for children to give proper respect to their parents," writes Charlie Fuqua, a former lawmaker, in... More »

Arkansas Dem Vic Snyder Won't Run Again

Congressman faced tough challenge in GOP-leaning district

(Newser) - Facing an uphill battle against a Republican challenger, Arkansas Rep. Vic Snyder says he won’t seek an eighth term in November. Snyder, 52, is the 11th House Democrat to retire, Politico reports, and the GOP is mounting a serious challenge to nine of those seats. One recent poll showed... More »

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