Tom DeLay sentenced to three-year prison term

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Copyright 2011
Monday, January 10, 2011; 5:11 PM

Former Texas Rep. Tom DeLay was sentenced to three years in prison today. Former Texas Republican Rep. Tom DeLay was sentenced to a three-year jail term today for illegally funneling corporate money into Texas state House races, a ruling that ends a near-decade long legal and political battle for the former House majority leader.

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