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Larry Craig “reconsidering” his decision to quit the Senate…

The Associated Press is reporting that Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, is reconsidering his decision to quit on Sept. 30 over allegations that he tried to solicit a Minnesota airport police officer in a men's room.

"It's not such a foregone conclusion anymore, that the only thing he could do was resign," said Sidney Smith, Craig's spokesman in Idaho's capital.

"We're still preparing as if Senator Craig will resign Sept. 30, but the outcome of the legal case in Minnesota and the ethics investigation will have an impact on whether we're able to stay in the fight — and stay in the Senate."

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