Latest Tom DeLay Stories

2011-01-07 19:43:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than a dozen federal lawmakers are asking the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to delay enforcement of the so-called lead law that effectively bans the sale of kid-sized dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) drafted the letter and circulated it for other lawmakers to sign before sending it to the CPSC. The CPSC -- charged with...

2010-06-04 13:55:00

MAHWAH, N.J., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Directravel, a leading corporate travel management company, announced today that they have found yet another way to make travel more convenient offering a new flight tracking service called Flight Tracker. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070717/NYTU112 ) As the world's most complete web-based monitoring system, Flight Tracker can send real-time flight tracking, and airport delay information via e-mail or text message prior to and while...

2010-01-13 12:31:00

Agreements Cost Consumers Billions of Dollars Each Year, Delay Market Entry of Generic Medicines by an Average of 17 Months WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz and key members of Congress, including Representative Chris Van Hollen, Chairman Bobby Rush, and Representative Mary Jo Kilroy, today renewed their call for legislation that would put an end to anticompetitive patent settlements, which drug manufacturers have been using to...

2009-12-02 09:21:00

Experts to Discuss Opportunity to Effectively Regulate Internet Gambling Industry and Collect Up to $42 Billion in New Revenue WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, December 3, the House Financial Services Committee will discuss legislation introduced by Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) that would regulate Internet gambling in the United States. The hearing, scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM EST in Room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building, will feature testimony from...

2009-09-22 14:25:25

Former Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay of Texas shook up the dance floor during his debut on ABC's Dancing With the Stars. The 52-year-old conservative leader cut loose with a hip-shaking, lip-syncing version of the rock classic Wild Thing, dancing the cha-cha with two-time DWTS Champion professional Cheryl Burke. I know that if I want to do well in the cha-cha, I'm going to have to vote with the Republicans and party with the Democrats, DeLay said in a pre-dance taped interview....

2009-09-21 19:16:00

New video, website urge political schemer to stick to dancing, rejects new GOP attempts to gerrymander their way to power WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay launches his new career as a dancer tonight, the Democratic Governors Association sends him their best wishes, and hopes that his new life on the television promenade will mean the death of partisan gerrymandering. "Tom, keep your jazz hands off redistricting," said Nathan...

2009-09-21 15:51:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Former House Majority leader Tom Delay, who injured his foot in rehearsals for Dancing With the Stars, will put it all on the line when he and dance partner Cheryl Burke, a two-time champion, make their season premiere debut Monday night on ABC television network. Last week, Delay was treated by a team of physicians at D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center in Marina del Rey, Calif. headed by Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr., who was very matter-of-fact in terms of...

2009-09-15 17:04:34

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says he injured his foot rehearsing for Season 9 of Dancing with the Stars. The latest edition of the dance competition series is to premiere Monday. Old age is catching up to me. May have a stress fracture in my foot. No worries, it'll take more than that to keep me off the dance floor, People.com quoted DeLay as saying in a Twitter posting Tuesday. No stress fracture. It's a pre-stress fracture. I live for another day, DeLay said in an update...

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