House Majority Leader
Oral arguments have begun before the highest Texas criminal court to determine if the conviction of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay will be reinstated.
Texas Rep. Pete Sessions is dropping his bid for majority leader, clearing the field for California Rep. Kevin McCarthy to secure the No. 2 job in the House.
Texas Republicans Pete Sessions and Jeb Hensarling both have their eye on the soon-to-be open House Majority Leader position. Eric Cantor announced Wednesday that he will resign his leadership post at the end of next month.
The conviction of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay doesn’t mean the case against him is ending. Rather, it is the beginning of a lengthy appeals process
Prosecutors told jurors Monday that former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay that he gave his blessing to a scheme to illegally funnel corporate money to Texas legislative candidates.
Tom DeLay took part in a scheme to illegally channel corporate money into Texas legislative races in order to strengthen his power and influence, prosecutors said Monday.
Opening statements began Monday in the trial of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, who is accused of helping to illegally finance Texas legislative races in 2002.