Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Tom DeLay Quits

Tom DeLay has decided to resign his seat rather than face the voters in November. He easily beat other Republicans in the Texas primary election earlier in March, but he doesn't believe he can beat his Democratic opponent in November. He appears to have come to the conclusion that he is so toxic that even a less well-known Republican getting a late start campaigning would have a better chance at the polls.

For more on this story: The Washington Post, The New York Times, Time, The Houston Chronicle, USA Today.


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