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Senator's Support Scatters as Arrest Comes to Light

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Senator's Support Scatters as Arrest Comes to Light

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Senator's Support Scatters as Arrest Comes to Light

Senator's Support Scatters as Arrest Comes to Light

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Idaho Republican Sen. Larry Craig's personal and political troubles are playing out in a conservative state that he has represented for a quarter-century.

The Senator has weathered decades of unconfirmed allegations and whispers about his sexuality. Now, he's under fire like never before after pleading guilty to a charge stemming from an incident in an airport bathroom.