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Texas court rules in favor of former GOP House leader

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HOUSTON — Tom DeLay, who was forced out as Republican House majority leader in 2005 because of felony money laundering charges, was exonerated Thursday by a Texas appeals court.

The Texas 3rd Court of Appeals said the evidence in the case was “legally insufficient,” and in a 2-1 vote, the court cleared DeLay. The conservative Delay had represented a Houston district, and as House leader earned the nickname “the Hammer” for his iron-fisted control of his colleagues.

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