Men's Room Arrest Reopens Questions about Senator Craig

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Idaho's Republican Senator Larry Craig has served five terms in Congress and three in the Senate. He's so popular that, when it appeared he might not run for re-election next year, there was a "draft Craig" movement. Now, news of his guilty plea after being caught in a men's room sting may change all that. Yesterday, Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call reported that Craig pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct after being accused of making a sexual advance to an undercover policeman in an airport men's room. Today, the Idaho Statesman has published a long article saying that the incident "echoes previous allegations of homosexual conduct." Statesman reporter Dan Popkey wrote the article.

Credits

Guest:
Dan Popkey - Columnist and reporter for the Idaho Statesman

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Dan Konecky, Karen Radziner, Frances Anderton