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    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.


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    DeLay convicted of money laundering

    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 PAC treasurer testifies in DeLay trial

    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 House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, right, and his attorney, Dick DeGuerin, left, answer questions from members of the media as they arrive at the Travis County courthouse in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 for jury selection in his corruption trial. The 63-year-old Mr. DeLay is charged with money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering. (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett)

    Jury pool quizzed about politics at DeLay trial

    Potential jurors in the corruption trial of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay were quizzed Tuesday about whether their political beliefs could interfere in their ability to make an impartial decision in the case.


  • Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay speaks to media during a break at his pre-trial hearing at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center in Austin, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010. Mr. DeLay will get his long-awaited trial on a money laundering indictment ahead of two co-defendants, who now face lesser charges, a judge said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Ricardo B. Brazziell)

    DeLay asks that trial be moved from liberal Austin

    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.


  • Political Scene

    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.


  • **FILE** Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (Allison Shelley/The Washington Times)

    Lawyer says Justice Department ends probe of Tom DeLay

    A lawyer for former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says the Justice Department has ended a probe of the Texas Republican and will not file any criminal charges.


  • **FILE** Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (Allison Shelley/The Washington Times)

    Justice finishes probe of DeLay

    The Justice Department has ended its investigation into former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay and will file no charges, a DeLay attorney said Monday.


  • **FILE** Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (Allison Shelley/The Washington Times)

    Feds drop six-year DeLay probe

    The Justice Department has ended its six-year investigation into former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay and announced it will file no charges.


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