From the new west blog: Sen. Larry Craig Craig Can Ask for Donations to Defense Fund "I'm working at it now," said Craig, R-Idaho. By Jill Kuraitis, 9-19-08 CQ Politics is reporting that Idaho Sen. Larry Craig has been given permission by the Senate Ethics Committee to ask for donations to his legal defense fund: Craigâs legal expense fund, called Fund for Justice, is disclosed in papers filed with the Senateâs Office of Public Records. The three-term senator said Thursday that he has begun searching for donations into the fund. âIâm working at it now,â said Craig, R-Idaho. Craig is waiting for a ruling from the Minnesota Court of Appeals on his request to reverse his guilty plea on charges originating from a sex sting at the Minnneapolis airport. A report must be filed quarterly disclosing who donates to Craigâs fund. The next reporting date is Oct. 15.