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Confessions of a former Republican
Goulka left a party that, in recent years, has had, "a will to fantasy", and embarked on a hard-won trip into reality.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2012 06:41 GMT
Paul Ryan's faux populism
Ryan's proposed budget doesn't shrink government by cutting benefits and payments to big business and the rich.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2012 07:42 GMT
Colbert and Stewart for a better America in America
By joining the race in South Carolina, the pair are "fighting farce with farce".
Last updated: 20 Jan 2012 17:03 GMT
Vote suppression in the US revs up
In recent years, the Republican Party has accelerated its efforts to make voting more difficult for Americans.
Heather Digby Parton
Last updated: 19 Sep 2011 14:17 GMT
Ex-US House leader gets jail term
Republican strongman Tom DeLay sentenced to three years in prison for money laundering and conspiracy.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2011 00:46 GMT
DeLay convicted of money laundering
A Texas jury finds former US Republican leader guilty of illegally funnelling money to political candidates.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2010 01:51 GMT
Republican politician to quit Congress
Mired in a political scandal, Tom DeLay, the US House of Representatives' former majority leader, has said he will quit the US Congress by mid-June.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2006 01:59 GMT
DeLay ends bid to regain US House job
Tom DeLay has abandoned his efforts to remain as the House majority leader, clearing the way for leadership elections among Republicans eager to shed the taint of scandal.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2006 19:52 GMT
Bush ally charged in poll fund fraud
A Texas grand jury has charged legislator Tom DeLay, one of the most powerful US politicians, with conspiracy in a campaign-finance scheme, forcing him to relinquish his post as majority leader of the House of Representatives.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2005 04:58 GMT
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