He served 18 years as a Republican in the United States Senate — , preceded by 10 years in the U. House of Representatives , representing Idaho's 1st District — He attended the University of Idaho , receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the university in , and later briefly attended George Washington University before returning to Washington County to work in his family's ranching business in Following a brief stint in the Idaho Army National Guard , Craig ran for and won a seat in the Idaho Senate in , and was re-elected in and , before his successful first run for Congress to represent Idaho's 1st congressional district in the House of Representatives in He won reelection four times before running for the U.
Senator pleaded guilty, reportedly after bathroom stall incident
Larry Craig scandal - Wikipedia
Research shows the only thing Republican lawmakers have to fear when it comes to inappropriate behavior in bathrooms is—wait for it—themselves. But lawmakers in North Carolina, Arizona, Florida, and Texas have been pointing the finger at trans people. Those states continue relying on the claim that sexual predators will be able access to women's bathrooms if trans people are allowed to use facilities that match their gender identities instead of the sex assigned on their birth certificates. Media Matters , a non-profit organization dedicated to monitoring media for conservative misinformation, found that no actual incidents involving predatory transgender people have occurred. What stories have circulated in the press have all turned out to be false and perpetuated by hate groups.
CNN -- A Republican senator pleaded guilty earlier this month to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge stemming from his arrest at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, according to state criminal records. Republican Sen.
Larry Craig of Idaho reversed course on Thursday and said he would remain in the U. A Minnesota judge on Thursday refused to let Craig take back the guilty plea he made after a sex sting arrest, raising the possibility the Idaho Republican will resign his Senate seat as planned. In a statement just hours after a Minnesota court refused to let him withdraw his guilty plea to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct, Craig said he planned to complete his third term that ends in January Craig has insisted he did nothing wrong, did not try to solicit sex from an undercover policeman and is not gay.