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Eye On Boise archive for Aug. 28, 2007

TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2007

Happiest guy? Michael Vick

CNN has been hashing over the Craig men’s room scandal at length, causing one of their commentators to come up with this thought: Who’s the happiest man in the United States today? Michael Vick, because this got him off the front pages.

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Fischer calls for Craig resignation

Bryan Fischer’s Idaho Values Alliance is among those calling for Sen. Larry Craig to resign. In a statement posted on the group’s website “regretfully” calling for resignation, Fischer, a conservative pastor, wrote, “No member of the Republican Party in the 1860s could represent his party…

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Idaho GOP chair backs Craig

J. Kirk Sullivan, chairman of the Idaho Republican Party, said today, “I’m going to support Sen. Craig.” After hearing Craig’s statement at a downtown news conference, Sullivan said, “I listened, and I heard a man open his heart up today. I think he knows that…

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Craig to speak to public

Sen. Larry Craig is planning to make a public statement this afternoon in Boise, at 2:30 p.m. Mountain time. Spokesman Sid Smith said, “In a situation like this, not only the media but Idahoans want to hear from Sen. Craig directly.” It won’t be just…

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What Dan did for all those months

It’s been a subject of speculation for months in Boise – how Idaho Statesman political columnist Dan Popkey spent five months, full-time, investigating a blogger’s allegations that Sen. Larry Craig was a closeted homosexual who had engaged in sex acts at a public restroom near…

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