Senator Crapo Apologizes for DUI

    WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 24:  Senate Finance Committee member Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) listens to debate during a mark up session on the health care reform legislation on Capitol Hill September 24, 2009 in Washington, DC.  Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) has been working closely with a handful of Republican and Democratic senators to reach a compromise in the legislation but has yet to reach a bill that the opposing sides can agree on.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mike Crapo

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    He was just so worried about the fiscal cliff. Mike Crapo, Idaho’s Republican senator, was arrested at 12:45 a.m. Sunday after running a red light—and was taken into custody for driving under the influence. Crapo was released on a $1,000 bond, and apologized in a statement late Sunday, saying, “I made a mistake for which I apologize to my family, my Idaho constituents, and any others who have put their trust in me. I accept total responsibility and will deal with whatever penalty comes my way in this matter.”

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