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The Big Buy: Tom DeLay's Stolen Congress

  • Release Date: May 05, 2006
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 17 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Law & Crime, Politics & Government
  • Director:Jim Schermbeck, Mark Birnbaum


In 1984, Tom DeLay was first elected to Congress as a Republican representative from Sugar Land, TX. DeLay wasted little time making his presence known in the House of Representatives, and earned the nickname "the Hammer" for his forceful style of insuring his GOP colleagues voted as party leaders wanted, and for his habit of making life difficult for those who opposed him. DeLay became the House Majority Leader in 2002, and made no secret of his opposition to many major government programs (he said it...more

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