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Larry Craig
United States Senator
from Idaho
In office
January 3, 1991 â€“ January 3, 2009
Preceded by Jim McClure
Succeeded by Jim Risch
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Idaho’s 1st district
In office
January 3, 1981 â€“ January 3, 1991
Preceded by Steve Symms
Succeeded by Larry LaRocco
Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging
In office
January 3, 2003 â€“ January 3, 2005
Preceded by John Breaux
Succeeded by Gordon Smith
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
In office
January 3, 2005 â€“ January 3, 2007
Preceded by Arlen Specter
Succeeded by Daniel Akaka
Personal details
Born Larry Edwin Craig
(1945-07-20) July 20, 1945 (age 71)
Council, Idaho
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Suzanne Thompson
Residence Eagle, Idaho[1]
Alma mater University of Idaho, George Washington University
Occupation Rancher
Religion Methodist[2]
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Army National Guard
Years of service 1970–1972
Rank Private First Class
Unit Idaho National Guard

Censure is a limp noodle across the wrist of the president. I think the way we vote on the articles will express the way we feel stronger than any censure vote.
Larry Craig
Agreements are always the product of time and place.
Breast cancer deaths in America have been declining for more than a decade. Much of that success is due to early detection and better treatments for women. I strongly encourage women to get a mammogram.
Larry Craig
Flag desecration is not a constitutional issue for the courts. It is a political one that belongs to the people.
Larry Craig
Consumers are increasingly feeling that they are being taken for a ride.
I urge calm and sensitivity to the fundamental civil liberties of our country.
Larry Craig
I'm for anything that lets people come here to work legally. There are more protections for workers who are here legally than for those who are not. It's also safer for the workers and employers have a more consistent pool of workers.
Larry Craig
We came to Iraq to liberate them and to make our world a safer place.
Laws protecting the United States flag do not cut away at the freedom of speech guaranteed in the First Amendment… Congress made this position clear upon passage of the Flag Protection Act of 1989, which prohibited desecration of the flag.
Larry Craig
The simple truth is, the short-term solution is for the FDA to allow more importation of safe vaccines from other nations. But the long-term solution is to get more vaccine production within the U.S.
Larry Craig
Congress has a responsibility to make sure our taxpayer dollars are being spent responsibly and effectively, and at the same time, that our men and women in uniform have everything they need to carry out the War on Terror.
Larry Craig
We do not take away the powers of surveillance. We do not take away the right and the power of the government to go after those who would do us wrong.
Larry Craig