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Craig remains in Senate

From NBC's Ken Strickland
It appears Sen. Larry Craig (R-ID) will remain in the Senate for at least a few more days. Early last month, his Washington spokesman said Craig "intends" to resign his seat on Sept. 30 unless charges stemming from the bathroom incident in Minnesota could be cleared before then.

While a hearing on the matter took place last week, the judge isn't expected to rule until later this week. Today, Craig spokesman Dan Whiting said in an e-mailed response to questions, "Senator Craig continues to work for Idaho in the Senate. I don't expect another announcement about his future in the Senate until after the judge rules on his case in Minnesota."

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell's office says, at this point, it has not heard from Craig. They maintain their previous position on the matter: his plan to resign was a difficult choice, but the right one. And it was given no indication of Craig's apparent change of plans to remain in the Senate.