A Gaggle of Republicans Vie to Reclaim Tom DeLay's Seat

The Texas Observer | January 29, 2008
During the 20 years DeLay held the seat, the 22nd Congressional District glimmered like a Republican Death Star, an impenetrable seat of power from which he unleashed his noxiously partisan agenda on Texas and the country. But since the former House majority leader imploded, the once impregnable GOP fortress has fallen into disrepair.

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