Tales from the Trail

With prison looming, DeLay looks to Citizens United and the Supremes

January 13, 2011

USA-POLITICS/DELAYTom DeLay stands eyeball-to-eyeball with the prospect of years in prison. But heĀ figures he stillĀ has friends in high places. Like the U.S. Supreme Court, maybe.

4 years later, ex-House aide faces sentencing in Abramoff scandal

January 12, 2010

More than four years after agreeing to plead guilty in the Abramoff political lobbying scandal that rocked Washington, D.C., the press secretary for former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay will learn late this summer how much time in prison he will face.

DeLay’s Last Dance

October 7, 2009

Former Congressman Tom DeLay, aka “The Hammer,” hung up his dancing shoes on Tuesday, but we may not have seen the last of his smooth moves.

DeLay injures foot while dancing for TV show

September 16, 2009

Remember Tom DeLay? Well, “The Hammer” has pounded too hard this time.

The former House Majority leader, who earned his nickname for keeping lawmakers in line on CONGRESS DELAYCapitol Hill, injured his foot while practicing for his “Dancing With the Stars” debut.

Dancing DeLay: the fun and crazy conservative

August 18, 2009

“Conservatives can have fun too.”

That about sums up former Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay’s decision to go on the television contest show “Dancing With The Stars.”