No Further DeLay
The scandal-tarred former House majority leader won’t seek reelection to Congress and intends to resign in May or June.
Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, a Texan touched by a lobbying scandal that ensnared some of his former top aides and cost the Republican his leadership post, won’t seek re-election to Congress and intends to resign, Republican officials said Monday.
They said DeLay would leave his seat in May or June.
It was not clear whether or how DeLay could remove his name from the November ballot, but if he did, party officials would presumably be able to select a replacement who could then run against Democratic nominee Nick Lampson.
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