(WASHINGTON FREE BEACON) Tom DeLay has finally gotten away from campaign-finance prosecutors after nearly a decade fighting money laundering and conspiracy charges.

DeLay triumphed Wednesday in the nine-year case, as the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals threw out the charges that effectively ruined the former House majority leader.

DeLay had been found guilty of channeling $190,000 in corporate political donations to Republicans running for the Texas Legislature as part of a push to redraw congressional district lines in the state. Texas election law prohibits corporate contributions to state candidates’ campaigns.

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