Political Capital with John Harwood

Idaho's Larry Craig: He Just Won't Go Away For GOP

That Republican sigh of relief I mentioned a few minutes ago--it's gone now. Stunningly, Idaho's Larry Craig has put out a statement saying he'll trying to keep his Senate seat, "I have seen that it is possible for me to work here effectively," he said.

His GOP colleagues hardly think so. Now we'll see if they can use the public pressure of potential ethics hearings to make him change his mind again. If they can't, the ridicule will continue with no end in sight.

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