Larry Craig Reconsiders Resignation, GOP Aide: "He's Lost Grip With Reality"

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This post, written by Pam Spaulding, originally appeared on Pam's House Blend

UPDATE: Larry Craig leaves a message about his resignation retraction on the wrong voicemail. Listen to the message here.

Hooboy, does he really want to be investigated? Mitch McConnell, who threatened to investigate Craig, may have to pull the trigger anyway. What will he say now?
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.
"It's not such a foregone conclusion anymore, that the only thing he could do was resign," said Sidney Smith, Craig's spokesman in Idaho's capital.
"We're still preparing as if Sen. Craig will resign Sept. 30, but the outcome of the legal case in Minnesota and the ethics investigation will have an impact on whether we're able to stay in the fight -- and stay in the Senate."
As I said earlier, the GOP is now forced to make a choice -- defend its witch hunt as conditional upon whether someone is convicted of (or pleads guilty to) a tawdry misdemeanor, or affirm that same-sex behavior is fine as long as you don't get caught.

UPDATE: GOP aide says Craig decision to reconsider resignation 'defies reality'

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