Tom DeLay http://tpr.org en Texas Court Of Criminal Appeals Weighing Tom DeLay's Overturned Conviction http://tpr.org/post/texas-court-criminal-appeals-weighing-tom-delays-overturned-conviction <p>Former House Majority leader Tom DeLay and his attorneys argued the merits of whether Delay’s 2010 money laundering conviction should remain overturned or if the original punishment should stand.</p><p>DeLay was found guilty of taking money donated to his political action committee and feeding it into a number of Texas Republican's campaigns.</p><p>In 2013 his conviction was overturned because checks are not considered funds, therefore the prosecution lacked evidence. But earlier this year the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals agreed to hear an appeal of that overturned conviction.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:32:24 +0000 Ryan Poppe 33639 at http://tpr.org Texas Court Of Criminal Appeals Weighing Tom DeLay's Overturned Conviction Texas Highest Criminal Court Will Take Up Political Corruption Case Involving Tom DeLay http://tpr.org/post/texas-highest-criminal-court-will-take-political-corruption-case-involving-tom-delay <p>The highest criminal court in the State of Texas has agreed to take up the political corruption case against former U.S. House Minority Leader Tom Delay. The decision comes after Delay was acquitted by a lower appellate court in September 2013.</p><p>The case against Delay, known to many as "The Hammer," has been making its way through the courts for the last 12 years. Delay was convicted in 2010 of money laundering for trying to influence Texas’ elections by funneling corporate money to various candidates.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:23:09 +0000 Ryan Poppe 28566 at http://tpr.org Texas Highest Criminal Court Will Take Up Political Corruption Case Involving Tom DeLay Tom DeLay Says He Is On A Mission From God http://tpr.org/post/tom-delay-says-he-mission-god <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former U.S. House Majority Leader Republican Tom DeLay told a tea party group that God has told him to lead a constitutional revival. </span>What that means for his political future remains to be seen.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Speaking to the Texas Patriots at an event in the North Texas town of Burleson on Tuesday, Oct. 22, DeLay called on them to join him in a constitutional revolution.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 15:29:16 +0000 Ryan Poppe 20834 at http://tpr.org Tom DeLay Says He Is On A Mission From God Texas Politics, The Death Penalty, Endangered Species And Water Wars http://tpr.org/post/texas-politics-death-penalty-endangered-species-and-water-wars <p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Texas Matters: </span></strong>A look at major issues from all over the state this week -- Tom DeLay is acquitted of money laundering, the American Bar Association reviews the states system of capital punishment, alleged scandal with the dunes sagebrush lizard and a water tug-of-war between the Highland Lakes and Matagorda Bay.</p><p><strong>If this isn't money laundering, then what is?</strong></p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 18:23:21 +0000 David Martin Davies 18859 at http://tpr.org Texas Politics, The Death Penalty, Endangered Species And Water Wars The Source: Tom DeLay Off The Hook | San Antonio Clean Energy Friendly | Ebony And Ivy http://tpr.org/post/source-tom-delay-hook-san-antonio-clean-energy-friendly-ebony-and-ivy <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p>Tom DeLay won't be seeing the inside of a jail cell after having his 2010 conviction overturned by the Texas 3rd&nbsp;Court of Appeals this morning. In a 2-1 vote the Republican judges on the three-judge panel voted the evidence in the trial wasn't strong enough and reversed the judgment to an acquittal.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:13:01 +0000 Paul Flahive 18793 at http://tpr.org The Source: Tom DeLay Off The Hook | San Antonio Clean Energy Friendly | Ebony And Ivy DeLay Conviction Overturned In Money Laundering Case http://tpr.org/post/delay-conviction-overturned-money-laundering-case <p>A Texas state panel of judges has overturned Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay’s 2010 conviction for money laundering.</p><p>The two judges voting to overturn the conviction reasoned that the $190,000 in question was in the form of checks and therefore not money, something many legal experts are calling a technicality. But DeLay's appellate attorney Brian Wice doesn't share that view.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:17:20 +0000 Ryan Poppe 18790 at http://tpr.org DeLay Conviction Overturned In Money Laundering Case