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Latino Daily News

Monday January 10, 2011

BREAKING NEWS:  Former US House Majority Leader Tom DeLay Sentenced:3 yrs in Prison, 10 yr Probation

In November a Travis County, Texas jury convicted Republican Tom DeLay of illegally laundering money through the Republican National Committee to seven Texas political candidates during the 2002 election season. 

Today Texas Judge Pat Priest sentenced DeLay to three years in prison for conspiracy to launder corporate money into political donations and ten years probation for the actual money laundering charges.