DeLay Conspiracy Charge Thrown Out:


An appeals court judge has thrown out a conspiracy charge brought against Rep. Tom DeLay (R-TX) but has maintained the more serious charge of money laundering, according to the Associated Press. Paul Kiel at TPM Muckraker writes, “The appeals court’s decision clears the way for a trial date being set. The main event shouldn’t be far off — I’d expect it sometime in late summer.” They have the indictment if you’d like to read it.

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