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  1. What to watch: Endorsing a constitutional convention a " againRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star-Telegram.com

    Gov. Greg Abbott says state legislatures nationwide should convene a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution and restore freedoms embodied by President Ronald Reagan. But Texas lawmakers have been trying to rewrite the Constitution since before Reagan took office - and even since before he was born.

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  2. What to Watch: Endorsing a constitutional convention - againRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Friday, July 8, 2016, file photo, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott responds to questions during a news conference at City Hall in Dallas.

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  3. Article V resolution advances in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post Register

    ... And none of the major counting methods put the number at 107 percent. Hagedorn was backed by former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, who said he first warned of the lack of a balanced budget amendment in 1980. But because no Congress can bind a future ...

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  4. Testimony: 'It doesn't work,' 'Anything can happen,' 'Runaway convention'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Spokesman-Review

    More than a dozen people have testified to the Senate State Affairs Committee so far this morning, all against SCR 108, the resolution calling on Idaho to petition for an Article V constitutional convention for the purpose of enacting a balanced budget amendment. Among them: Todd Hatfield of Eagle said, "The assault on the debt crisis is not going to be found in a balanced budget amendment."

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  5. Craig pushes constitional conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Spokesman-Review

    Former Idaho Sen. Larry Craig told the Senate State Affairs Committee this morning that he "took up the cudgel of the balanced budget amendment" because in his nearly three decades in Congress, Congress itself couldn't restrain its own spending. "No congress can bind themselves to a future congress," Craig said.

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  6. Former Sen. Craig on Article V constitutional convention: 'The alternative is a near impossibility'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Spokesman-Review

    Former Idaho Sen. Larry Craig addresses the Senate State Affairs Committee on Friday morning, Feb. 24, 2017, pressing for Idaho to join a call for an Article V constitutional convention of states to enact a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Former Idaho Sen. Larry Craig told the Senate State Affairs Committee this morning that he "took up the cudgel of the balanced budget amendment" because in his nearly three decades in Congress, Congress itself couldn't restrain its own spending.

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  7. Big crowd turns out for hearing on constitutional convention call for balanced budget amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... stretched down the hall, waiting to sign up to testify. Among those waiting to present are former Idaho Sen. Larry Craig, who long was an advocate of a balanced budget amendment in Congress. Hagedorn told the committee, "The issue before us today is ...

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  8. The Peculiarly American Fantasy Of 'Stand Your Ground'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Switched

    Its appearance, incidentally, will no doubt coincide with the beginning of another by Gun-nut Nation to push a bill through Congress that will let anyone with a concealed-carry license carry his gun through all 50 states. The idea that a gun license should be no different than a driver's license has been a cherished gun-nut dream since then-Senator Larry Craig came out of his bathroom stall to in favor of a national, concealed-carry bill on the Senate floor.

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  9. 17 Gay Sex Scandals That Rocked American PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Advocate

    ... by authorities as a popular spot for gay trysts saw its most notorious occupant ever on June 11, 2007. U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, an Idaho Republican, was arrested for soliciting sex from an undercover officer and subsequently pleaded guilty to the ...

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  10. From the Far MarginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Boise Weekly

    ... we don't issue enough, because the system is broken and punitive - but fixable. Why aren't we doing as U.S. Sen. Larry Craig once did: Trying to fix what's broken about immigration, rather than punishing and demeaning those caught in the brokenness; ...

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  11. The NRA's Concealed-Carry Dream Takes A Hit In CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Switched

    Which only goes to show how rarely the NRA 's attempt to engage in a bit of Trump-like hyperbole about this new threat to all law-abiding gun owners, the decision does put something of a crimp in gun-nut nation's plan to realize their most cherished ambition, namely, the extension of unquestioned concealed-carry to all 50 states. has been pushing the idea of letting everyone wander around the entire country with a gun in their pockets ever since then-Senator Larry Craig took some time away from his public toilet stall and a national, reciprocal concealed-carry law back in the Clinton years.

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  12. 3 concerns in a time capsuleRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2016 | Ridenbaugh Press

    Sydney Duncombe, a professor at the University of Idaho, spent an extremely influential quarter-century teaching young Idahoans about government and politics, not just the theory but also the practice. That mattered to Idaho because so many of his students, like former Governor and Senator Dirk Kempthorne and former Senator Larry Craig, went on to leadership positions in Idaho.

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  13. Duncombe: An influential UI profRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Who's Who of Idaho political leadership: Dirk Kempthorne, a former governor, senator and Interior secretary; Larry Craig, former senator; Steve Symms, former member of Congress and senator; David Leroy, former attorney general and lieutenant ...

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  14. All I want for ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Ridenbaugh Press

    ... Who's Who of Idaho political leadership: Dirk Kempthorne, a former governor, senator and Interior secretary; Larry Craig, former senator; Steve Symms, former member of Congress and senator; David Leroy, former attorney general and lieutenant ...

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  15. Officer Yanez to make first court appearance in Philando Castile shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... with stealing more than $20 million from Starkey Hearing Technologies. Kelly represented former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig of Idaho, who was arrested in 2007 during an investigation into complaints of sexual encounters in men's bathrooms at the ...

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  16. Idaho gov 2018 is underwayRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Ridenbaugh Press

    ... Steve Widmeyer. A dark horse possibility would be Sandy Patano, the former State chief of staff for Senator Larry Craig. Little recognizes that Labrador could be a serious roadblock to his gubernatorial ambitions. That alone may be the answer to why ...

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  17. To laugh, to cryRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | Ridenbaugh Press

    ... though she too is a Republican as she and her husband were Minidoka county co-coordinators for Senator Larry Craig's last campaign. Shame on McKenzie. I also have to express disappointment in State Senator Shaun Keough, who should be supporting ...

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  18. NAFTA and Idaho: Winners and LosersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    ... a wave of below-market priced timber that U.S. producers couldn't compete with. In August 1995, then-U.S. Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) railed on the floor of the U.S. Senate against the trade deal for exposing the domestic market to "cheap, subsidized ...

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  19. Amador, Hearn battle for open seat in CdA's District 4 - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... for then-Lt. Gov. Jim Risch, and then in the same position when Risch was governor. Interned for Idaho Sens. Larry Craig and Mike Crapo. Work experience: Served as executive director of the Post Falls Urban Renewal Agency. Worked for three years for ...

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  20. Malloy: No mud in court raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... go down. In 1990, the political establishment told him he shouldn't run for the U.S. Senate, and that it was Larry Craig's turn to serve. Of course, Jones didn't listen. He lost the race, but ran a spirited campaign and gave Idaho voters a ...

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