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Tom Delay Money Laundering

Former House Majority Leader Claims God 'Wrote The Constitution'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) urged Americans to realize that God “wrote the Constitution” and predicted an upcoming “awakeni...

DeLay, Abramoff Meet For Lunch

Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

Two former Washington power players taken down by scandal were reunited on Wednesday for a lunch meeting between old friends. Jack Abramoff, the d...

Former GOP Leader Still Waiting To Learn Fate After Conviction

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

HOUSTON -- Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay – still waiting to learn his legal fate since being convicted nearly two years ago for hi...

Tom Campbell Pleads for a Pardon for DeLay, But for the Wrong Reasons.

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

If there is "a case for pardoning Tom Delay," it should be because DeLay may have already been punished enough.

Tom DeLay Money Laundering Trial To Look At 2003 Texas Redistricting

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — A forensic accountant testified in Tom DeLay's money laundering trial Tuesday that the former U.S. House majority leader's polit...

'The Hammer' Gets Nailed With a New Nickname

Jim Hightower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Hightower

With an ego more voracious than a black hole, Tom DeLay hit upon a dandy idea in 2001 to suck up more power for himself, his party and his corporate coo-conspirators.

Let's Thank Ronnie Earle for Tom DeLay's Conviction

Rob Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Patterson

I thank the lamentably neglected hero of DeLay case: former Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle, whose dogged pursuit of political corruption is the key factor in the conviction.

The Hammer Gets Nailed

Jessica Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jessica Levinson

Doesn't money always flow relatively freely in the political system? Yes, but the problem in Tom Delay's case is that Texas has a century old law prohibiting corporate contributions to candidates.

Tom DeLay Found GUILTY

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — The heavy-handed style that made Tom DeLay one of the nation's most powerful and feared members of Congress also proved to be hi...

Tom DeLay Trial Approaches Final Stages

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Prosecutors in ex-U.S. House majority leader Tom DeLay's money laundering trial made a final pitch to jurors Monday to connect t...

Justice "DeLayed" Doesn't Have to Mean Justice Denied

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

The Tom DeLay money laundering trial is coming to a close in Austin. Comeuppance is nigh. In 2002, DeLay's PAC sent a check for $190,000 to the RNC, which in turn delivered it to seven Texas candidates.

Judge Denies Tom DeLay's Request To Move Trial

AP | KELLEY SHANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — A judge denied former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay's request Wednesday to have his money laundering trial moved from Aus...

Tom DeLay: 'Finally I'm Getting A Trial'

AP | KELLEY SHANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay will get his long-awaited trial in Texas ahead of two co-defendants, a judge said Tu...