Tammany Fall

Judis, John B.
June 2005
New Republic;6/20/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 23, p20
Focuses on U.S. House majority leader, Tom DeLay, and how he amassed power over th past decade. The steps he took to strengthen ties between corporate America and the Republican Congress, with the example of the K Street Project; The number and type of people he employs in his political and charitable organizations; DeLay's former staffers who have moved to conservative Republican organizations, such as former press secretary, Michael Scanlon, head of Capital Campaign Strategies; Financial data showing the success of ARMPAC, DeLay's fund-raising group that supports the National Republican Congressional Committee and Republican House members; Dubious fund-raising and other ventures that have gotten DeLay into trouble, but have not diminished his power.


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