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Indicted Rep. Tom DeLay’s (R-Tex.) contentious primary election battle with three Republicans comes to a boil today, as voters in southeast
With his political life on the line, how is DeLay spending election day, you ask? Going door to door in his home district? Holding a rally to encourage his supporters to turn out at the polls? Making one last round of television interviews before voters cast their ballots?
Of course not. Incredibly but not surprisingly, Delay is doing what has kept him in office for 22 years and vaulted him to the pinnacle of power in the Republican party: attending a fundraiser with wealthy lobbyists.
According to the Associated Press, DeLay is in
The absurdity wasn’t lost on DeLay’s leading opponent, attorney Tom Campbell. "I think it's amazingly ironic and callous he would be spending election night with a group of lobbyists,"
It is possible, though, that DeLay’s constituents will remind him how unhappy they are: This is DeLay’s first contested election in many years… and it’s still only the primary.
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I only hope that the voters in Texas get it.
The voters will let us know where they stand....
Tom Delay wins the Primary.......