DeLay Indicted in Campaign Finance Probe: "DeLay Indicted in Campaign Finance Probe
By William Branigin and Amy Goldstein
Washington Post Staff Writers
Wednesday, September 28, 2005; 1:33 PM
A Texas grand jury today indicted Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) on a criminal count of conspiring with two political associates to violate state campaign finance law, and DeLay announced he would temporarily step down as House majority leader.
The indictment was disclosed in Travis County, Tex., on the last day of a grand jury investigating a campaign financing scheme involving allegedly illegal use of corporate funds."