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2006-08-08 17:29:30

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) - Indicted former U.S. House of Representatives Republican leader Tom DeLay said on Tuesday he will not run for his former seat in Congress even though federal courts have ruled his name cannot be replaced on the November ballot.

2006-08-08 14:45:03

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Indicted former U.S. House of Representatives Republican leader Tom DeLay said on Tuesday he will not run for his former seat in Congress even though federal courts have ruled his name cannot be removed from the November ballot. "Earlier this year I resigned from the U.S.

2006-08-07 17:11:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia refused on Monday to put on hold a ruling that Tom DeLay, the indicted former House of Representatives Republican leader, must appear on the November congressional ballot.

2006-08-03 16:32:37

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Texas Republican Party said on Thursday it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take Tom DeLay, the indicted former House of Representatives Republican leader, off the November congressional ballot. The announcement came within hours of a U.S.

2006-08-03 14:38:16

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Appeals Court on Thursday rejected a request by Tom DeLay, the indicted former House of Representatives Republican leader, to have his name taken off the November congressional ballot. In an accompanying opinion, a three-judge panel of the Fifth U.S.

2006-08-03 13:59:14

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Appeals Court rejected a request by Tom DeLay, the indicted former House of Representatives Republican leader, to have his name taken off the November congressional ballot, according to a report on the Houston Chronicle Web site on Thursday.

2006-07-20 14:54:17

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay's fundraising committee will shut down and pay a fine for improperly reporting financial activity, according to the U.S. agency that oversees money in politics.

2006-07-12 16:56:24

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A jurisdictional battle broke out in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday over which government department -- and by extension, which lawmakers -- should oversee decisions on foreign investment.

2006-07-12 12:05:18

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Quelling a rebellion by mostly southern conservatives over landmark civil rights legislation, U.S. House of Representatives leaders announced on Wednesday they will vote this week to extend the Voting Rights Act.

2006-07-06 15:24:08

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) - Indicted former U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay must stay on the November congressional ballot despite withdrawing from the race, a federal court ruled on Thursday in a decision that could help Democrats win this key seat.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.