Political Button Features Wrong Idaho Larry

A button manufacturer intended to show presidential hopeful Barack Obama with Larry LaRocco, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from Idaho, but accidentally used a photo of Larry Craig, the GOP senator who was arrested in a sex sting at a Minnesota airport last year.

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DEBORAH AMOS, host:

Good morning. I'm Deb Amos. We have a campaign story about the wrong Idaho Larry. A button manufacturer intended to show Barack Obama with Larry LaRocco, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from Idaho, but accidentally used the photo of Larry Craig, the Republican senator who was arrested in a sex sting at a Minnesota airport last year. The button is no longer available for purchase. Collectors snapped them up.

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