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DeLay's Financial Ties Spread Across House GOP

As House Republican Leader Tom DeLay faces a likely investigation from the House Ethics Committee, his financial ties raise the specter of a conflict of interest in a probe. DeLay has contributed money to all five Republican members of the ethics panel -- and to almost every other House Republican.

Copyright 2005 NPR

Peter Overby has covered Washington power, money, and influence since a foresighted NPR editor created the beat in 1994.