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Idaho Sen. Larry Craig arrested for lewd conduct in Minnesota

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According to the internet news site Roll Call dot com, Idaho Sen. Larry Craig was arrested in June at a Minnesota airport.  The site reports that the arrest was made by a plainclothes police officer that was investigating lewd conduct complaints in a men's public restroom.  Roll Call cites an arrest report they obtained Monday afternoon as the source of the information.

Craig's office released the following statment this afternoon in response to the Roll Call article. 

"At the time of this incident, I complained to the police that they were misconstruing my actions. I was not involved in any inappropriate conduct.

"I should have had the advice of counsel in resolving this matter. In hindsight, I should not have pled guilty. I was trying to handle this matter myself quickly and expeditiously."

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