DeLay's Lawyer Presses Judge to Step AsideQuicklink submitted by Douglas Drenkow Permalink
|Rep. Tom DeLay appeared in court as a criminal defendant for the first time Friday, listening while his lawyer pointedly asked the presiding judge to step aside for making campaign donations to Democrats and their liberal allies...The former Republican leader, charged with conspiracy and money laundering in a campaign finance case, smiled occasionally as he sat alongside his wife Christine in the courtroom...DeLay's favorable rating plummeted to 18 percent in the latest CNN-USA Today-Gallup poll...|
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