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Newspaper Writes on Senator's Sexuality

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Newspaper Writes on Senator's Sexuality

Hear 'Idaho Statesman' Columnist Dan Popkey

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For the past five months, The Idaho Statesman has been working on a story about Larry Craig's sexuality, but it didn't have the corroborating evidence to go forward with the story until yesterday — when it was revealed that Craig, a Republican senator from Idaho, pleaded guilty to a public disturbance while allegedly soliciting an undercover police officer for sex.

Dan Popkey, politics and government columnist for the newspaper, talks with Robert Siegel.