Ex-DeLay Aide Sentenced In Abramoff Lobbying Case

Law360, New York (April 20, 2012, 5:57 PM EDT) -- A onetime aide to former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Texas, was sentenced Friday to serve five months in a halfway house for his role in the Jack Abramoff lobbying conspiracy, perhaps closing the door on the government's long-running probe into the Capitol Hill scandal.

In 2006, Tony Rudy became the first public official to plead guilty in connection with the government's investigation of Abramoff, admitting he accepted gifts while working as DeLay's deputy chief of staff and later doling out goodies as a member of...
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