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Eye On Boise archive for Aug. 31, 2007

FRIDAY, AUG. 31, 2007

Craig will make announcement tomorrow

Sen. Larry Craig will make a public announcement tomorrow, probably mid-morning, according to his communications director, Dan Whiting. “It’ll be in the Boise area,” Whiting said. “He will be making a public statement.”

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Dems: Otter should choose a 'top statesman'

Idaho Democrats, reacting to news reports that Sen. Larry Craig may resign and that Gov. Butch Otter may choose Lt. Gov. Jim Risch to replace him, called on Otter today to follow a different course. “Should there be a resignation and should Gov. Otter have...

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Names, names, names

An Associated Press report now cites unnamed sources saying that Gov. Butch Otter will choose Idaho Lt. Gov. Jim Risch to replace Sen. Larry Craig. Risch has been saying for months that he’ll run for the seat if Craig chooses not to run for re-election....

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GOP officials in D.C.: Craig is considering resigning

Here’s the latest AP report: Idaho Sen. Larry Craig is considering resigning, Republican officials said today, after days of public and private pressure stemming from his arrest in June in a police undercover operation at an airport men’s room. Craig pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct...

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