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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Conviction of ex-US House leader DeLay tossed

Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay leaves the Travis Co. Jail after posting an appeals bond in Austin, Texas in 2011. DeLay was sentenced to three years in prison for conspiracy to commit money laundering in a scheme to illegally funnel corporate money to Texas candidates in 2002.