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To show his support, President Bush is going to give Tom DeLay a ride on Air Force One today from Washington to Galveston after they both attend an event on Bush's social security plan, reports the Los Angeles Times. This time it's all of us taxpayers who are footing the bill for Tom DeLay's travel.

WaPo: DeLay vulnerable in district

Last year, no one believed that DeLay was touchable in his district. A first-time candidate, Richard Morrison, wwas running against him, and DeLay had an enough cash advantage.

DeLay, unplugged, on Dean as the likely new DNC Chair

From the New York Times:

"After 10 years, you wonder if Democrats are running out of ways to say no," said Representative Tom DeLay of Texas, the House majority leader. "But then again, if they make Howard Dean the party chairman, I guess you could scream it."

Breaking News: DeLay Goes Negative

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BREAKING NEWS: DeLay Goes Negative

House Majority Leader Tom DeLay has started running negative ads against his opponent, Richard Morrison. Clearly, DeLay is in trouble. There is no other explanation.

From the House Race Hotline:


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Dave McNeely: DeLay may be in trouble

Dave McNeely's column in the Austin American-Statesman covers DeLay's troubles and our polling and advertising.

He sums up the race this way:

Morrison's race is uphill, but it's clear that DeLay is running, too, at least against the political saw that when an incumbent loses, he usually beats himself.

DeLay refuses to debate

From the Galveston Daily News, via Off the Kuff: "DeLay won't debate opponent"

House Majority Leader Tom DeLay on Friday said that he would not debate Democratic challenger Richard Morrison before the Nov. 2 election.

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Houston Chronicle endorses DeLay's opponent

The Houston Chronicle endorsed Richard Morrison, Tom DeLay's challenger, on Friday.

From the editorial:

The Houston region and the entire country will be better off [without DeLay].