Craig to write book on experiences in past year


Sen. Larry Craig is writing a book telling his own story and describing his experience over the past year.

Craig was arrested in a Minneapolis airport restroom in June by an undercover officer investigating reports of gay men soliciting sex. The senator pleaded guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct, but later said he wanted to withdraw that plea. That request is pending in the Minnesota courts.

The senator denied doing anything wrong, or that he had ever engaged in homosexual behavior.

Craig told KIVI Channel 6 that he doesn't consider the book an autobiography. He said it would be a lens through which to look at a dysfunctional Congress.

Craig is retiring from the U.S. Senate at the end of this year, ending a 28-year congressional career.

Idaho Statesman is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service