Tony Rudy, 2006 News

former high-level aide to Rep. Tom DeLay, pleaded guilty in March to conspiring with embattled lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Rudy admitted to accepting gifts and money in exchange for using his ties to DeLay to influence legislation that benefitted clients of Abramoff. In a plea deal, Rudy agreed to cooperate with the Justice Department's investigation.

2006 People in the News