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Former DeLay House Seat May Fall to Democrats

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Former DeLay House Seat May Fall to Democrats

Former DeLay House Seat May Fall to Democrats

Former DeLay House Seat May Fall to Democrats

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At the peak of his power, Tom DeLay was able to engineer the redrawing of the Texas congressional map. That move enabled Republicans to win five additional U.S. House seats in the 2004 election.

Now, not only has DeLay resigned his seat and found himself under an ethics cloud, but a Democrat may win his former seat.

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