Monday, January 10, 2011

Tom DeLay Sentenced to Three Years of Dancing Behind the Bars - The Daily Kos

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HOPEFULLY THAT HAMMER will come in handy while breaking up rocks on the chain gang:

A judge has ordered U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay to serve three years in prison for his role in a scheme to illegally funnel corporate money to Texas candidates in 2002.

The sentence comes after a jury in November convicted DeLay on charges of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering. DeLay was once one of the most powerful men in U.S. politics, ascending to the No. 2 job in the House of Representatives.

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