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CONVICTED: Former Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was found guilty by a Texas jury Wednesday of money laundering and conspiracy related to

Truthout - Former Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was found guilty by a Texas jury Wednesday of money laundering and conspiracy related to campaign contributions he funneled to Texas candidates during the 2002 elections.

A jury of six men and six women delibertated for 19 hours before returning a guilty verdict. DeLay faces a sentence of 2 to 20 years for money laundering and a 5 to 99 year sentence for conspiracy to commit money laundering.

The Houston Chronicle reported that neither DeLay nor his family showed signs of emotion when the verdict was read. Read more.

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