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TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2007

Prof: Craig's Political Career "Shot"

Mike Vogt/Idaho Press-Tribune, AP PhotoSenator Larry Craig, R-Idaho, right, accompanied by his wife Suzanne, left, approaches a podium, Tuesday afternoon in Boise, where he spoke to reporters.Political scientist Steve Shaw of Northwest Nazarene University said the political damage to Sen. Larry Craig from the current...

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HBO's Best of the Friends' Blogs -- 8/28/07

Chris Peterson/Muse You Can UseA pair of juvenile ospreys spar over a fish in Glacier National Park. The platform was built to keep the birds from nesting on nearby powerlines, where they could get electrocuted.*Idaho Escapee/Atmospheric Ruminations admits that moving to the Oregon Coast hasn't...

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Romney Distances Himself from Craig

"Yeah, I think it reminds us of Mark Foley and Bill Clinton," (Mitt) Romney said on CNBC's "Kudlow & Company." "I think it reminds us of the fact that people who are elected to public office continue to disappoint, and they somehow think that if...

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Eye On Boise: Idaho D's Not Talkin's About Craig

The Idaho Democratic Party had no reaction to Craig’s press conference. “We’re not going to say anything about what Kirk Sullivan had to say or anything like that,” said party spokesman Chuck Oxley. “It will remain to be seen, I suppose, whether Larry Craig can...

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Larry Craig's Complete Statement @ News Conf.

"First, please let me apologize to my family, friends, staff, and fellow Idahoans for the cloud placed over Idaho. I did nothing wrong at the Minneapolis airport. I regret my decision to plead guilty and the sadness that decision has brought to my wife, family,...

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Thomas Paine: Sure, Craig Should Resign

Sure, Craig should resign. Probably the only person who doesn't think so is Bill Douglas. I can see Mr. Douglas' re-election slogan now, "At least I was never convicted of a crime." I mean, at least his antics were of a heterosexual nature, so that...

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E&P: Why Did it Take So Long to Report Craig Story?

Item: How did news outlets miss senator's arrest for nearly three months/Joe Strupp, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: The revelation late Monday that Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) was arrested nearly three months ago for allegedly making sexual advances in a men's room raises the issue of how such...

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KREM-2: Outlet Mall Filled w/Empty Storefronts

Item: Empty store fronts still filling Post Falls Factory Outlet Mall/KREM-2More Info: Empty storefronts still fill more than two-thirds of the Factory Outlet Mall in Post Falls, eight months after KREM 2 News was told they would begin filling up.At that time, the manager said...

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Idaho Falls Paper Sez Craig Should Go

The Idaho Falls Post Register ran an editorial today by Marty Trillhaase headlined, “Craig should go.” Detailing Craig’s arrest, guilty plea and statement, it says, “It’s not at all clear how the context of this story will play out in the days ahead. But this...

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Hagadone Proposes Waterfront Ice Rink

Item: CdA Resort plans ice rink: Trial project needs council approval/Taryn Brodwater & Meghann M. Cuniff, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: An ice skating rink may open on the lawn of the Coeur d'Alene Resort this winter if the City Council approves. The 50-by-80-foot rink would encroach about...

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AM Hucks: Bloggers Show No Patience w/Craig

The Huckleberries Online blog gang wasn't forgiving Monday afternoon when it learned of the guilty plea of U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, in an incident involving misconduct in a Minnesota airport bathroom. A sampling of the response from HBO kibitzers follows:• JBelle: After the discussion...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.