The Idaho Statesman was a finalist
, not a winner, but a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
for its reporting on U.S. Sen. Larry Craig's bathroom problems.
They were nominated in the "breaking news" category, but lost out to the Washington Post
's coverage of the Virginia Tech sniper incident.
The paper's staff was nominated "for its tenacious
coverage of the twists and turns in the scandal involving the states senator, Larry Craig," according to the list of nominated finalists