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Topic - Jim Ellis
An attorney for former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay told an appeals court Wednesday that the onetime GOP heavyweight’s efforts to influence Texas elections may have been distasteful but weren’t illegal.
Tom DeLay, a former U.S. House majority leader and GOP heavyweight, is getting ready to make his case to an appeals court that his 2010 conviction for taking part in a scheme to influence Texas elections should be overturned.
After nearly six decades, Mississippi State radio broadcaster Jack Cristil will retire as the voice of the Bulldogs.
The ex-treasurer of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay's political action committee told jurors Tuesday there was nothing wrong with the PAC collecting corporate money, as long as it didn't go to candidates.
Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay is getting the trial he's been seeking for five years that he says will clear him of allegations that he illegally funneled campaign money. Now he wants the case moved out of liberal Austin.
The judge in the money laundering case of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says he wants the former congressman from the Houston area to be tried first, before two co-defendants.
Like the Christmas holidays, the race for the White House seems to start earlier every election cycle. And 2008 is not disappointing boys and girls looking for sugarplums in their presidential news stockings. The fast-paced start to next year's election — in terms of money, candidate travel and media attention — could run circles around even the speediest elf.
We just tell folks what's happening and then they can make their own decision as to what they think about it," Ellis said.
Jim Ellis, who has worked with Cristil during broadcasts since 1979, said Cristil's professionalism was his greatest asset.