Tuesday :: Aug 8, 2006

DeLay Withdraws From Race, Forcing GOP To Pursue Write-In Candidate

by Steve

Through Jesse Lee's Stakeholder blog at the DCCC, we learn this morning that despite the huffing and puffing from DeLay and his lemmings about Tom coming back to run for his seat and terrorize Democrats once again, it turns out that DeLay will withdraw while pocketing his remaining campaign contributions for his legal defense fund. By doing this, DeLay has screwed the Texas GOP, who now cannot field a candidate on the ballot to challenge Democrat Nick Lampson, and now must resort to a GOP write-in effort as a longshot attempt to hold onto a GOP seat. Count this as one Democratic pickup in November, thanks to the Hammer's ultimate greed and self-above-party character.

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