DeLay Indictment

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The partisan wrangling over who will hear the case against Congressman Tom DeLay continues in Texas.

A Democratic prosecutor has succeeded in getting a Republican judge to step away from the case, two days after a Democrat was removed from hearing it.

Administrative Judge B.B. Schraub would have been responsible for picking the new judge, but recused himself after a prosecutor showed Schraub has made several contributions to Republican candidates.

Schraub says he'll ask the state Supreme Court's chief justice to pick a new judge for DeLay's conspiracy and money-laundering trial.


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