Judge Pat Priest sentenced former U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay today to three years in prison.
In November, a jury found DeLay guilty of money laundering and conspiracy charges related to his role in transferring corporate money to political candidates through his political action committee. The former congressman will serve three years for the conspiracy charge. Priest suspended a five-year sentence for the money laundering charge, instead handing DeLay 10 years of probation. He set bond at $10,000 per count. DeLay's lawyer Dick DeGuerin said he would appeal.
At today's hearing, DeLay's defense team submitted more ...!-->