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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

On this date in history: Richard Nixon was nominated ... and announced his resignation.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013.
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Larry Craig loses bid to dismiss FEC suit

Larry Craig loses bid to dismiss FEC suit

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- A federal judge Thursday refused to dismiss the Federal Election Commission complaint against former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.
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Public restroom video brings charges

Public restroom video brings charges

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- A man who allegedly used a camera in a hollowed-out book was charged with videotaping men in a Minneapolis airport restroom.

Court rejects Senator Craig's appeal

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A Minnesota appellate court Tuesday rejected U.S. Sen. Larry Craig's attempt to withdraw his guilty plea to disorderly conduct in an airport sex sting.

Team offers Larry Craig 'bobblefoot'

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 24 (UPI) -- A minor league baseball team in Minnesota plans to turn a politician's humiliation into a box-office draw, handing out "bobblefoot" promotional items to fans.
Lawyers argue Sen. Craig was entrapped

Lawyers argue Sen. Craig was entrapped

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Lawyers for U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, say the police officer who arrested him in a gay-sex bathroom sting at the Minneapolis airport entrapped Craig.

Idaho's Craig denies new gay allegations

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, has denied published weekend allegations he had homosexual encounters with four men dating back to the 1980s.

Craig appeals to vacate his guilty plea

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, filed notice with the Minnesota Supreme Court, asking it to toss a ruling that his guilty plea to disorderly conduct stand.

Prosecutor: Craig was calm and methodical

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Larry Craig seemed in control and not at all panicky as he negotiated a guilty plea after being arrested in an airport bathroom, said a prosecutor.

Aide: Craig had already planned to retire

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, had already decided to retire before becoming mired in a scandal about his arrest in an airport men’s room, a top aide said.

Craig seeks to block ethics investigation

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Embattled U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, moved Wednesday to block a Senate ethics committee investigation of his arrest in an airport restroom sex sting.

Report: Craig will quit U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, has scheduled a news conference to talk about his future, and CNN and NBC News reported Craig will announce his resignation.
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