Tom DeLay News
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert 'Deeply Ashamed' as He Faces Accuser at Sentencing
Hastert paid out over $1 million over the years to an unnamed individual accusing him of sexual abuse.
Ex-Congressmen Send Letters Asking for Leniency for Hastert
Dennis Hastert's lawyers have filed 41 letters of support for the former U.S. House speaker as he heads into sentencing, including one former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay
ANALYSIS: No, Hillary Clinton Did Not Commit a Crime ... at Least Based on What We Know Today
Dan Abrams is ABC News' legal analyst. This article originally appeared on his new law and crime site LawNewz.com . Opinions expressed below are solely those of the author. As the 2016 campaign heats up, so too the clarion calls for Hillary Clinton to be charged with a federal crime stemming from
The Note: Welcome To The Martin O’Malley Moment
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES --COULD MARTIN O’MALLEY BE THE CLINTON SLAYER? Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is expected to launch his 2016 White House bid tomorrow in Baltimore injecting another dose of competition into the Democratic nominating contest that heavily favors Hillary Clinton. No
Supreme Court Wrestles With Partisan Politics
The Supreme Court today wrestled with the role partisan politics plays in drawing congressional district maps. At issue is a Texas congressional redistricting plan engineered by former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay , which helped Republicans gain six congressional seats in the 2004 election.
Texas Mother of 5 Waits Behind Bars After Conviction Is Overturned
Hannah Overton Was Sentenced to Life in 'Salt Poisoning' Death of Foster Son
Grappling With A Gruesome Video (The Note)
By ARLETTE SAENZ (@arlettesaenz) NOTABLES A HORRIFYING VIDEO: The U.S. intelligence community is working to authenticate a chilling video appearing to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley by a militant identifying himself as part of the Islamic State. ABC’s JONATHAN KARL reports
Chris Christie and John McCain Dance in the Hamptons With Stars
Arizona Sen. John McCain and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie broke it down in the Hamptons this weekend at an Apollo Theater benefit concert. ‘Dad’ Dancing Gov. Christie Says He’d Stomp Hillary Tom DeLay on ‘Dancing With the Stars’: ‘Conservatives Can Have Fun Too’...
White House Gets To Work For Working Families
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TODAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE: The White House is mounting a major media blitz today around its first-ever “Working Families Summit,” ABC’s DEVIN DWYER notes. President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden will...
Underwhelming Support for Eric Cantor to Dance With The Stars
Republicans may have to come to terms with never seeing Eric Cantor asspeaker of the House, but the public will likely have to come to terms with never seeingCantor dancing the samba dressed in sequins. According to what is described as “the most important petition...