Larry Craig

(Larry Edwin Craig)

Larry Craig
Larry Craig
  • Born: July 20, 1945
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Rancher









Larry Edwin Craig is a retired American politician from the state of Idaho. He served 18 years as a Republican in the United States Senate (1991–2009), preceded by 10 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Idaho's 1st District (1981–91). His 28 years in Congress rank as the second-longest in Idaho history, trailing only William Borah, who served over 32 years in the Senate. In addition to serving in Congress, Craig has been a member of the Board of Directors of the National Rifle Association since 1983. Craig was selected for induction into the Idaho Hall of Fame in 2007.

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If milk goes way up in price, my people in Idaho can stop drinking milk. But we can’t stop using power. Energy ;Environment & Environmentalism
You can promise anything in this world because it isn't a real world. We don't have to balance the budget. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Agreements are always the product of time and place. Time
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. Women ;Success
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.
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. Time ;Women ;War & Peace
Consumers are increasingly feeling that they are being taken for a ride.
Flag desecration is not a constitutional issue for the courts. It is a political one that belongs to the people.
I urge calm and sensitivity to the fundamental civil liberties of our country.
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. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
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. Freedom & Liberty
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. Truth
We came to Iraq to liberate them and to make our world a safer place.
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. Power ;Government