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Craig’s message to wrong number

Roll Call, the Washington, D.C. newspaper that broke the story of Idaho Sen. Larry Craig’s arrest and guilty plea in a restroom sex solicitation case, has obtained a voice mail message that Craig left at a wrong number Saturday shortly before his press conference saying he’d resign from the Senate effective Sept. 30. The message, apparently intended for Craig’s criminal defense attorney, Billy Martin, includes Craig saying he’ll say it’s his “intent” to resign, but that Pennsylvania GOP Sen. Arlen Specter was ready to come out in his defense. “This thing could take a new turn or a new shape, or has that potential,” Craig says in the message. Click here to listen.

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