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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

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‘The Hammer’ Gets Nailed With A New Nickname

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BY JIM HIGHTOWER Tom DeLay, a once-upon-a-time Republican powerhouse, has accumulated an unusual assortment of nicknames in his professional life. As a Texas legislator in the 1980s, he was known as “Hot Tub Tommy,” a do-nothing member who preferred partying to lawmaking. When he went to Congress, however, he was a man on a mission. […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.