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Transcripts of lost tapes show Bill Clinton's rough jokes

Transcripts of lost tapes show Bill Clinton's rough jokes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 18 (UPI) -- Archivists at Bill Clinton's presidential library in Little Rock, Ark., say they have transcripts of the president joking with aides but the tapes are lost.

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DeLay money-laundering conviction tossed, prosecutors to seek review

DeLay money-laundering conviction tossed, prosecutors to seek review

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Prosecutors say they will seek a review of an appeals court decision overturning the money-laundering conviction of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

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DeLay appeal heard by Texas court

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Prosecution and defense debated before an appeals court Wednesday whether laundering checks was illegal in Texas when Tom DeLay did it.

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DeLay gets judges for appeal

DeLay gets judges for appeal

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A team of three Texas judges has finally been assembled to hear former U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay's appeal of his money-laundering conviction.

'Green' consumer attitudes questioned

LONDON, April 12 (UPI) -- Young Chinese adults say they would pay extra for products that display green credentials, but consumer behavior researchers say they are skeptical.

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Bachmann not booked on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Bachmann not booked on 'Dancing With the Stars'

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., says she has no plans to compete on Season 14 of the TV competition series "Dancing with the Stars."
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Cain has no plans to go 'Dancing'

Cain has no plans to go 'Dancing'

ATLANTA, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A spokeswoman for Herman Cain says the Republican former U.S. presidential hopeful has turned down an invitation to compete on TV's "Dancing with the Stars."
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Thomas Dale "Tom" DeLay (pronounced /dəˈleɪ/; born April 8, 1947) is a former member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Texas's 22nd congressional district from 1984 until 2006. He was Republican Party (GOP) House Majority Leader from 2003 to 2005, when he resigned because of criminal money laundering charges in connection with a campaign finance investigation. He was convicted of money laundering in 2010 and sentenced to three years in prison but is free on bail while appealing his conviction.

Tom DeLay began his career as a politician in 1978 when he was elected to the Texas House of Representatives. In 1985, he became a born-again Christian. In 1988, after just a few years in the U.S. House, Tom DeLay was appointed Deputy Minority Whip. In 1994 he helped Newt Gingrich effect the Republican Revolution, which gave the Republicans the victory in the 1994 midterm election and swept Democrats from power in both houses of Congress, putting Republicans in control of the House of Representatives for the first time in forty years. In 1995, he was elected House Majority Whip.

With the Republicans in control of both chambers in Congress, Tom DeLay, along with Gingrich and conservative activist Grover Norquist, helped start the K Street Project, an effort to advance Republican ideals. Tom DeLay was elected House Majority Leader after the 2002 midterm elections. In the eyes of some Democrats, he was renowned for his enforcement of party discipline and retribution against those who did not support the legislative agenda of President George W. Bush. On policy issues, not just political strategy and tactics, DeLay was known as one of Capitol Hill's fiercest, staunchest conservatives during his years in Congress, earning very high marks from conservative interest groups (e.g., business, gun rights, pro-life) and very low marks from liberal ones (e.g., civil liberties, labor unions, environmental protection).

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