Gianaris: GOP Should Remember Tom DeLay Went to Jail Over Redistricting

After a press conference this afternoon, State Senator Mike Gianaris, who heads the Senate Democrats’ campaign efforts, sounded a cautionary note to the Senate Republicans and their redistricting efforts by comparing them to Former House Speaker who landed in prison.

“Let’s not forget something, Tom DeLay’s headed to jail in Texas because he was mucking around with redistricting in the exactly the same way the Senate Republicans are,” he said. “We don’t want to bring Tom Delay politics to New York, the people of New York aren’t going to stand for it, and I don’t believe they’re going to go through in the end.”

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