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McConnell Still Says Craig Should Resign

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is expected to tell reporters today that it was the right decision for Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) to say he would resign -- and he should stick to it, according to GOP leadership aides. 

McConnell's move kicks off what will be another day of reaction to the latest twist in the Craig saga: that the three-three senator may not step down Sept. 30 after all. His aides dropped the news last night, after McConnell and other Republican leaders in Washington thought they had put the sex-sting scandal behind them.

The question now is what kind of pressure will be exerted on Craig to stick by his original statement -- or at least what others believed was his intent, which was to resign.

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