A funny thing happened about Larry Craig’s resignation from the U.S. Senate.
Story by Jill Kuraitis, New West. Risch Not a Done Deal to Replace Craig; Neither is Resignation.
Larry Craig Might Not Actually Resign. Courtney Lowery. New West.
If you do a Google or Yahoo News Search, there are many other stories speculating whether Craig will not really resign and fight to hold onto his seat.
This will create an enormous disruption in the Republican Party in Congress, further weakening them for 2008.
Meanwhile word was out that the “go-to” guy for the timber industry, livestock industry, mining industry, etc. is going to be Republican Senator Gorden Smith of Oregon (up for reelection). With Sen. Craig disgraced, lobbyists turn to Smith. Oregonian. By Jeff Mapes.