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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...

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.

'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.

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.