The amendment failed with 53 votes (60 votes were needed because the amendment was not germane to the underlying bill).
Amid the controversy surrounding his arrest and guilty plea to charges of disorderly conduct, Craig temporarily stepped aside as ranking member on the Veterans' Affairs Committee and two subcommittees in August 2007.
In May 2003, Craig put a hold on more than 200 Air Force promotions in an attempt to pressure the Air Force to station four new C-130 cargo planes in Idaho, saying he received a commitment from the Air Force almost seven years earlier that the planes would be delivered.
Allegations of cocaine use and sex with male teenage congressional pages by unnamed congressmen were pursued by investigators and journalists in 1982. In 1989 Craig was reported to have led an extended effort that pushed for more severe punishment of Representative Barney Frank for his involvement in a gay prostitution scandal.
Craig announced his candidacy for the 1990 Senate election for the seat vacated by the retiring James A. Craig defeated Idaho Attorney General Jim Jones in the Republican primary.
Craig was re-elected four times, serving until 1991.
While in the House, he supported President Ronald Reagan's push to expand vocational education.I believe that is true in the state of Louisiana as well." On December 16, 2005, Craig voted against a cloture motion filed relative to the USA PATRIOT Act; the motion ultimately earned only 52 votes, and so a Democratic filibuster against extension of the act (due to expire at the end of 2005) was permitted to continue.On February 9, 2006, Craig announced an agreement among himself, the White House, and fellow Senators John E.According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Middletown as of February 17, 2017.The ratio of number of residents in Middletown to the number of sex offenders is 807 to 1.Craig was a member of the Idaho Army National Guard from 1970 to 1972, attaining the rank of Private First Class (E3), In 1980, Craig was elected to an open seat in the U. House of Representatives, representing Idaho's 1st congressional district.