Latest Tom DeLay Stories

2006-07-06 11:48:30

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former House Majority Leader Tom Delay's name must stay on a Texas ballot in upcoming congressional elections, despite his decision to withdraw from the race, a U.S. court judge in Austin, Texas, ruled on Thursday.

2006-06-30 00:18:24

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2006-06-29 16:13:41

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate panel voted on Thursday to delay a post-September 11 border security program requiring passports or other high-tech IDs for everyone entering the United States following concerns about lagging technology and poor coordination with Canada.

2006-06-27 17:17:01

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans, lacking the support needed to pass a compromise bill that would eliminate most taxes on inherited wealth, on Tuesday abandoned plans to vote on it this week.

2006-06-22 12:05:29

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Indian tribes should strengthen their election laws and contracting rules to prevent corrupt lobbyists like Jack Abramoff from exploiting them, a Senate committee recommended on Thursday.

2006-06-20 11:49:54

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former Bush administration official was convicted on Tuesday of lying about his links to Jack Abramoff, a disgraced lobbyist whose ties to powerful Republicans have embarrassed the party.

2006-06-14 17:49:07

By John Crawley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to delay for one year a Bush Administration proposal to ease restrictions on foreign investment in U.S. airlines.

2006-06-08 20:39:56

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Democrats will decide next week whether to remove Rep. William Jefferson from a powerful committee pending the outcome of a federal investigation of the Louisiana Democrat on possible bribery charges. "We will take it up next Thursday," said Rep.

2006-06-08 17:56:29

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fallen Majority Leader Tom DeLay of Texas left the U.S. House of Representatives he once led on Thursday with a ringing defense of conservatism and his no-holds barred brand of partisanship. "Partisanship ...

2006-06-05 10:30:13

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of the U.S. Congress and their aides took free trips worth nearly $50 million paid for by corporations, trade associations and other private groups between January 2000 and June 2005, according to a study released on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.