An Arkansas man yesterday pleaded guilty to charges he plotted to kill then-Senator Barack Obama and dozens of other black people in 2008. Paul Schlesselman, 19, of Arkansas, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy, one count of threatening to kill and harm a presidential candidate and one count of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. He faces up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced in April. A co-defendant, Daniel Cowart, 21, of Tennesse, remains in custody.
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