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Whoa! I know more about Rep. Anthony Weiner's private business than (I pretend) I'd like to know. Not just the bulging gray underpants, but also the understanding that all the texting, tweeting, and online lurid repartee is really about... what, masturbation? TMI, right?

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'My mistake in judgement'updated: Mon Jun 29 2009 16:13:00

Gov. Mark Sanford says he exercised bad judgment when he visited his mistress during a government trip.

Will recent GOP sex scandals affect upcoming races?updated: Mon Jun 29 2009 16:13:00

It has been a rocky couple of weeks for the Republican Party as high-profile, traditional-values politicians have faced embarrassing sex scandals.

Court denies Sen. Craig's effort to withdraw sex-sting pleaupdated: Tue Dec 09 2008 12:59:00

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Tuesday rejected U.S. Sen. Larry Craig's effort to withdraw his guilty plea to a misdemeanor offense of disorderly conduct in connection with a sex-sting operation.

Prosecutors: Craig's defense 'patently illogical'updated: Fri Feb 22 2008 22:10:00

Arguments made by U.S. Sen. Larry Craig in an effort to withdraw his guilty plea on charges stemming from a public bathroom sex sting are "patently illogical," Minnesota prosecutors said in a brief Friday.

Senate panel to Sen. Craig: You discredited the chamberupdated: Wed Feb 13 2008 21:10:00

The Senate Ethics Committee issued a "letter of admonition" to Sen. Larry Craig on Wednesday in connection with his arrest in a Minneapolis airport sex sting last year.

Sen. Craig to court: Let me withdraw my guilty pleaupdated: Tue Jan 08 2008 17:29:00

Lawyers for Sen. Larry Craig asked a Minnesota appeals court Tuesday to allow him to withdraw his guilty plea stemming from his June arrest in a public bathroom sex sting, citing a "grave procedural flaw."

Idaho senator denies new sex allegationsupdated: Sun Dec 02 2007 22:52:00

Embattled Idaho Sen. Larry Craig emphatically denied new allegations of homosexual encounters published in his home state's largest newspaper Sunday, calling the statements of four new accusers "completely false."

Craig used campaign funds on lawyers in ethics probeupdated: Fri Oct 26 2007 17:57:00

A new campaign finance report filed with the Senate shows Sen. Larry Craig spent about $23,000 in campaign money on lawyers in his ethics investigation.

Craig appeals judge's ruling in sex sting caseupdated: Mon Oct 15 2007 20:41:00

Sen. Larry Craig filed an appeal Monday in his continued legal fight stemming from a bathroom sex sting this summer.

Craig defends appealupdated: Mon Oct 15 2007 20:41:00

Sen. Larry Craig appealed a judge's decision, that he could not withdraw a guilty plea stemming from a sex sting. The Republicans' Big Senate Fearupdated: Mon Oct 15 2007 14:00:00

Thanks to scandal and retirements, the GOP must now worry that Democrats could gain a filibuster-proof majority in 2008

Craig reversal challenges GOPupdated: Sun Oct 07 2007 09:04:00

Sen. Larry Craig defiantly says he's staying in the Senate, despite setback in men's room case. CNN's Dana Bash reports

Craig's decision to stay a headache for GOPupdated: Fri Oct 05 2007 13:06:00

Some fellow Republicans are peeved that Sen. Larry Craig has decided to complete his term despite his earlier announcement about resigning, but the Idaho lawmaker still has his backers.

Sen. Craig not resigning despite judge's rulingupdated: Thu Oct 04 2007 21:18:00

Sen. Larry Craig on Thursday said he was not resigning from the Senate despite a Minnesota judge denying his request to withdraw his guilty plea stemming from his arrest in a sex sting at an airport men's room.

Craig's plea request rejectedupdated: Thu Oct 04 2007 21:18:00

A judge has rejected Sen. Larry Craig's bid to withdraw his guilty plea stemming from a men's room sex sting arrest.

Domenici announces his retirement from Senateupdated: Thu Oct 04 2007 21:11:00

Republicans' tough task of taking back control of the Senate next year now looks even tougher. Will the Craig Case Go to Trial?updated: Thu Sep 27 2007 01:00:00

The judge gives the defense a tough time but that doesn't mean he thinks the case against the toilet-tapping Senator is a slam-dunk

Craig: For now, I will continue my work in the Senateupdated: Wed Sep 26 2007 17:56:00

Sen. Larry Craig said a Wednesday hearing to overturn his guilty plea stemming from an airport sex sting was "the first major step in the legal effort to clear my name."

Craig won't attend hearing on guilty pleaupdated: Tue Sep 25 2007 14:39:00

A Minnesota judge will be hearing Sen. Larry Craig's petition to overturn his guilty plea on a disorderly conduct charge in Minneapolis on Wednesday, but the Idaho Republican will not be at the hearing.

Sen. Craig and prosecutor tell different stories about guilty pleaupdated: Tue Sep 25 2007 01:18:00

The prosecutor who handled the disorderly conduct case against Sen. Larry Craig says the Idaho Republican was calm and methodical as they discussed Craig entering a guilty plea. Visiting Larry Craig's Stallupdated: Fri Sep 21 2007 18:20:00

A Senator's humiliating fall has turned a bathroom stall into a tourist attraction, much to the consternation of airport officials

Sen. Craig makes surprise return to Capitol updated: Tue Sep 18 2007 23:22:00

Sen. Larry Craig of Idaho made a surprise appearance Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol, his first since news broke of his guilty plea to a disorderly conduct charge after getting caught in a sex sting in a Minneapolis, Minnesota, airport bathroom.

Sen. Craig gets support from ACLUupdated: Mon Sep 17 2007 22:48:00

Conservative Sen. Larry Craig got support from an unexpected source on Monday. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a brief in court saying the lawmaker's bathroom bust was likely unconstitutional.

Craig files to withdraw plea, blames stress from paper's investigationupdated: Mon Sep 10 2007 13:41:00

Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, mistakenly pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct because he was under stress from a newspaper investigation into claims that he is gay, according to court papers filed Monday.

Craig fights pleaupdated: Mon Sep 10 2007 13:41:00

Sen. Larry Craig's attorney tells CNN Sen. Craig was under a lot of pressure and stress when he pled guilty.

Advisers: Craig decided not to seek re-election before scandal brokeupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 03:51:00

Sen. Larry Craig had already decided not to seek re-election before revelations that he pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a Minnesota sex sting, two of the Idaho Republican's political advisers claimed Thursday.

Commentary: Craig should just go awayupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 01:35:00

Senator Larry Craig, he of "Pottygate" fame says he's still leaving the door slightly open to staying in office beyond September 30th, the day he said last week that he would resign from the US Senate.

Craig sex sting case dividing GOP senatorsupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 22:08:00

The men's room sex sting involving Idaho Sen. Larry Craig is cracking the unity of GOP senators, sources say.

Will he stay or will he go?updated: Wed Sep 05 2007 22:08:00

Will he stay or will he go?

Sen. McConnell: Craig won't resign if case is overturnedupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 22:04:00

Embattled Idaho Sen. Larry Craig will not resign if he's able to get the disorderly conduct case against him dismissed in the next 25 days, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday.

Craig rethinking resignation, spokesman says updated: Tue Sep 04 2007 21:43:00

Sen. Larry Craig is reconsidering his decision to resign after his arrest in a Minnesota airport sex sting and may still fight for his Senate seat, his spokesman said Tuesday evening. Craig Reconsidering Resignationupdated: Tue Sep 04 2007 21:00:00

After a pep talk from Arlen Specter, the embattled Idaho Senator may fight to keep his seat

Politicians work on Labor Dayupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 23:25:00

Politicians work on Labor Day

Romney takes swipe at Thompsonupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 23:25:00

Mitt Romney on Monday dismissed concerns he's too nice to be a viable presidential candidate, making his point by taking a swipe at soon-to-announce GOP rival Fred Thompson.

Amid sex scandal, Sen. Craig resignsupdated: Sun Sep 02 2007 05:18:00

Sen. Larry Craig said Saturday he will resign, succumbing to rapidly intensifying pressure from within his own Republican Party. Craig Is Gone, Leaving G.O.P. Bruisedupdated: Sat Sep 01 2007 16:00:00

Analysis: Scandals like the one that took down the Idaho Senator have demoralized the base ahead of the '08 campaign

Craig to announce resignation Saturdayupdated: Fri Aug 31 2007 07:10:00

Embattled Republican Sen. Larry Craig will announce his resignation from the Senate Saturday, a GOP source in Idaho said Friday.

Senator pleads guiltyupdated: Fri Aug 31 2007 07:10:00

Senator pleads guilty

Toobin: Entrapment defense rarely works in case like Craig'supdated: Fri Aug 31 2007 01:48:00

Embattled Sen. Larry Craig accused police after his June arrest of trying to entrap him, but CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin says he puts little faith in such a defense.

Bathroom bust falloutupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 21:54:00

Bathroom bust fallout

Cop who arrested Sen. Craig known for discretionupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 21:54:00

Sgt. Dave Karsnia shielded the men he arrested in the airport bathroom from embarrassment. Larry Craig: A Democratic No-Fly Zone updated: Thu Aug 30 2007 16:00:00

While the Republicans wrestle with what to do about their fallen colleague, the Dems' Presidential hopefuls are staying strangely, cagily silent

Romney calls Craig's alleged behavior 'disgraceful'updated: Thu Aug 30 2007 06:20:00

White House hopeful Mitt Romney said Thursday Idaho Sen. Larry Craig's alleged behavior was "disgraceful," but the Massachusetts Republican stopped short of calling for his one-time Senate supporter to resign.

Romney Interviewupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 06:20:00

Romney Interview

Transcript of police interview of Sen. Larry Craigupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 05:47:00

The following is an unedited transcript of an interview between police Sgt. Dave Karsnia and police Detective Noel Nelson with Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, regarding a June 11 incident at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Audiotapes and a transcript of the interview were released today.

Reporter on Craig allegationsupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 23:01:00

Reporter on Craig allegations

Craig stripped of party leadership on Senate committees updated: Wed Aug 29 2007 23:01:00

Sen. Larry Craig has agreed to temporarily step down as the leading Republican on several Senate committees as pressure mounts within his party for him to resign.

Craig: I did nothing 'inappropriate' in airport bathroomupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 03:03:00

Sen. Larry Craig said he "overreacted and made a poor decision" in pleading guilty to disorderly conduct after his June arrest following an incident in a Minneapolis, Minnesota, airport bathroom.

Craig: 'I am not gay'updated: Wed Aug 29 2007 03:03:00

Craig: 'I am not gay'

Senator pleaded guilty, reportedly after bathroom stall incidentupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 21:24:00

A Republican senator pleaded guilty earlier this month to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge stemming from his arrest at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, according to state criminal records.

Montana wildfire spreadsupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 02:00:00

Montana wildfire spreads

Senators who switched vote on clotureupdated: Tue Jun 26 2007 18:21:00

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1986 Amnestyupdated: Wed Jun 06 2007 10:40:00

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Fortune: CASTRO'S REVENGEupdated: Mon Apr 02 2007 00:01:00

SOMETIME LATER this year, less than 70 miles from Florida, a consortium of Spanish, Indian, and Norwegian companies will probably start drilling for oil. It could mark the beginning of a Cuban oil ...

FBI seeks stolen personal data on 26 million vetsupdated: Mon May 22 2006 15:37:00

Federal agents are trying to recover personal data on more than 26 million U.S. veterans after an apparently random burglary at the home of a computer analyst, Veterans Affairs Secretary Jim Nicholson said Monday.

Attorney general defends Patriot Actupdated: Tue Apr 05 2005 19:11:00

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Tuesday he is "open to suggestions" on changing the USA Patriot Act but would oppose any change that reined in the law enforcement powers approved after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Amnesty bills stuck in congressional committeesupdated: Tue Sep 21 2004 10:50:00

President Bush sent up a trial balloon in January on the issue of immigration reform, proposing a temporary guest-worker program for some undocumented workers that would "match any willing employer with any willing employee." The negative response, particularly from his own party, was so swift and definitive that the issue, like the president's plan for the future of space exploration, has disappeared.

Senate kills bill protecting gun makersupdated: Tue Mar 02 2004 12:22:00

The Senate Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to kill a bill that would have protected gun manufacturers from lawsuits, with supporters turning against the measure after senators added a provision extending the 1994 ban on assault rifles.

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