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BREAKING NEWS ~ DeLay booked on conspiracy, money laundering charges

[JURIST] AP is reporting that Rep. Tom DeLay (R-TX) [official website; campaign website] has turned himself in for booking on criminal conspiracy [JURIST report] and money laundering [JURIST report] charges. A warrant was issued for DeLay's arrest [JURIST report] Wednesday, and DeLay arrived at Houston's Harris County Sheriff's Office [official website] Thursday, where he was photographed, fingerprinted and released on a $10,000 bond. DeLay is scheduled to appear in court on Friday morning; he has repeatedly denied [DeLay campaign website legal analysis] any improper political party contribution or criminal conspiracy. AP has more.


 Topic: Tom DeLay | Text: Money laundering indictment | Text: Criminal conspiracy indictment

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