Tom DeLay


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Biography:
Birth Name: Tom DeLay

Feeling the burden of government on his business, Delay ran for and won an open seat in the Texas House of Representatives in 1978. At the time, he was struggling with alcoholism and was something of a playboy, which earned him the nickname "Hot Tub Tom." Six years after winning his seat in the legislature, Delay ran to represent the 22nd District of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives. Entering into national politics at the height of the Reagan Revolution, the hardnosed Republican fought Democrats tooth-and-nail over abortion and gun control, while making a name for himself criticizing the National Endowment for the Arts and the Environmental Protection Agency; the latter of which wa... Continue Bio >>

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Popular Television:
2009 ABC / Ballroom Dance Competition Project
2009 Dancing With the Stars
2009 Strictly Come Dancing
1995 Environment Beware: Here Comes the Counterrevolution
1995 Cronkite Report (09/13/95)




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