"I am all for punishing drug dealers, but I'm not for pushing the death penalty," said Rep. Tim Ryan, Ohio Democrat. "Right now we have a system that continues to execute innocent people."
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On Wednesday, Mr. Ryan said he hoped Mr. Lamb's election would encourage more Democratic candidates to break with their party's leaders.
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