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Eye On Boise archive for Aug. 29, 2007

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29, 2007

Washington Post writes about Dan Popkey

Washington Post writer Howard Kurtz, who writes about the media, takes a look at Idaho Statesman political columnist Dan Popkey and his work on investigating Sen. Larry Craig in this article, “For Idaho paper and reporter, Craig story posed a moral dilemma.”

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Craig was one of 40 arrested in airport sting

Forty men have been arrested since May at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport in a restroom-sex solicitation sting that also snared Idaho Sen. Larry Craig, according to the AP, and most were nabbed after going through a similar foot-tapping ritual that police said was a signal…

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'Rank and homophobic hypocrisy'?

The executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Matt Foreman, is accusing Senate Republican leaders of hypocrisy for calling for an ethics investigation into Sen. Larry Craig’s arrest and guilty plea in a restroom sex-solicitation scandal, but not doing the same for…

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Poll: Practically everyone's heard

Survey USA conducted a poll of 600 Idaho adults last night on the revelations about Sen. Larry Craig, and found 89 percent were aware of the story of Craig’s arrest in an airport restroom and subsequent guilty plea on misdemeanor charges. Of those polled, 55…

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