Craig to resign Saturday

The governor apparently has Craig's replacement ready.

Published August 31, 2007 9:49PM (EDT)

Sen. Larry Craig will hold a press conference Saturday to resign, according to the Associated Press, quoting anonymous GOP state officials. Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has already settled on a successor. That would be Lt. Gov. Jim Risch -- like Otter and Craig, a Republican.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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