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Official 'Dancing With The Stars' Partners Revealed

Tom DeLay, Michael Irvin and Macy Gray among latest contestants



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    Former Republican Congressman Tom DeLay is among the recruits for the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars."

    ABC finally confirmed all of the Season 9 pairings for "Dancing With the Stars" on Monday.

    The pairings set to compete for ballroom glory are:

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    - Pop star Aaron Carter teams with Karina Smirnoff, who returns for her seventh season

    - Olympic champion swimmer Natalie Coughlin teams with Season 1 champion Alec Mazo, who returns for his fifth season

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    - "Iron Chef" actor Mark Dacascos joins Lacey Schwimmer, who returns for her third season

    - Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay teams up with two-time champion Cheryl Burke, who returns for her eighth season

    - Grammy winner Macy Gray teams with Jonathan Roberts, who returns for his seventh season

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    - Actor and comedian Ashley Hamilton teams with Edyta Sliwinska, who is the only pro to compete in all nine seasons of "Dancing With the Stars."

    - Actress Melissa Joan Hart teams up with reigning two-time "Dancing With the Stars" champ Mark Ballas, who returns for his fifth season.

    - Model Kathy Ireland teams with Tony Dovolani, who returns for his eighth season.

    - NFL Hall of Famer Michael Irvin teams with Season 8's professional dancer competition winner Anna Demidova, who makes her debut.

    - Model Joanna Krupa teams with Season 7 champ Derek Hough, who returns for his fifth season.

    - Ultimate Fighting champion Chuck Liddell teams with Anna Trebunskaya, who returns for her fourth season.

    Season 9 of "Dancing With the Stars" will return with a three-night premiere on ABC on September 21 at 8 PM EST.

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