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Topic - Patricia Ann Priest
After eight long years, I was finally acquitted last month for lack of evidence of the campaign-finance charges against me in Texas. These trying times have changed me as man, while solidifying my views that our country needs a constitutional revival to return us to our conservative values.
A judge ordered former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay to serve three years in prison Monday for his role in a scheme to illegally funnel corporate money to Texas candidates in 2002.
Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was sentenced Monday to three years in prison after his November conviction on money laundering and conspiracy charges in the illegal funneling of corporate cash to Texas political candidates in 2002.
Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay argued throughout his trial that the deck was stacked against him by a politically motivated prosecutor and a jury from the most Democratic city in one of the most Republican states.
Once one of the most powerful and feared Republicans in Congress, former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was convicted Wednesday in a Texas court on two charges related to the illegal funneling of $190,000 in corporate donations to Texas legislative races.
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.