Tom DeLay announced this week that he plans to compete on the popular reality television program 'Dancing with the Stars' this Fall. Tom DeLay is a former Republican Representative from Texas who was forced out of office due to legal troubles. DeLay was criticized for having campaign finance irregularities. Now the big question is whether or not Tom can dance.
Dancing with the Stars begins on September 21st on ABC. The show pairs celebrities and other famous people with professional dancers in a ballroom dance competition. Each week one or more of the couples is voted out of the competition until one couple is named the winner. Click here to see the complete list of this year's Dancing with the Stars contestants
U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Tom Delay (R-TX) makes a brief statement to the news media after he announced that he was stepping down from his leadership position September 28, 2005 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Delay was indicted on campaign finance charges in his home state of Texas. (Getty Images)more pics »