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Texas Appeals Court Overturns Tom DeLay's Money Laundering Conviction [View all]

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Texas Appeals Court Overturns Tom DeLay's Money Laundering Conviction


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Igor Bobic – September 19, 2013, 10:47 AM EDT

A Texas Court of Appeals overturned former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay's (R-TX) conviction of money laundering on Thursday, finding the trial court's decision "legally insufficient to sustain DeLay’s convictions," KHOU reported.

A court convicted and sentenced DeLay to three years in prison in 2010 for allegedly scheming to improperly influence Texas elections by helping to illegally steer corporate money to candidates in 2002. DeLay has since been waging a lenghty appeals process, and was acquitted Thursday.

Read the appeals court opinion here.


Read more: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/texas-appeals-court-overturns-tom-delay-s-money-laundering-conviction

I hope he is retried and jailed.

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