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Texas court issues DeLay arrest warrant

[JURIST] A Texas court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX) [official website; campaign website] for his indictment on charges of money laundering [JURIST report] and criminal conspiracy [JURIST report]. The warrant, described by DeLay’s attorney Dick Guerin as a "matter of routine," orders DeLay to appear for booking at the Fort Bend County jail, where he may be fingerprinted and photographed. It is not clear when DeLay will report for booking, but he is scheduled to in court on Friday morning. DeLay’s bond is set at $10,000. AP has more.

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