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Former Republican House Speaker And Confessed Pedophile Dennis Hastert To Be Released From Prison

Chicago’s ABC affiliate reports: After serving a little more than a year in a federal prison hospital, former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Il) is nearly home free. Hastert, 75, an admitted sexual molester of young boys and purveyor of hush money, will be released from prison within the next month. The ex-Illinois congressman pleaded guilty to bank fraud in ...

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Former GOP House Speaker Dennis Hastert To Plead Guilty In Molestation Hush-Money Case

Former GOP House Speaker Dennis Haster will plead guilty to charges that arose after he lied to the FBI about the nature of large cash withdrawals he was allegedly using as payoffs to keep a decades-old sexual misconduct accusation from becoming public. NBC News reports: The politician, who was not in the Chicago federal courtroom where the agreement was announced ...

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Victim Named In Hastert Abuse Scandal

ABC News reports: In Steve Reinboldt’s 1970 high school yearbook, wrestling coach Dennis Hastert wrote that Steve was his “great, right hand man” as the student equipment manager of the Yorkville, Illinois wrestling team. But Steve was also a victim of sexual abuse at the hands of Hastert, Steve’s sister said today in an interview with ABC News. It is ...

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Quote Of The Day – Orin Kerr

“If I understand the history correctly, in the late 1990s, the President was impeached for lying about a sexual affair by a House of Representatives led by a man who was also then hiding a sexual affair, who was supposed to be replaced by another Congressman who stepped down when forced to reveal that he too was having a sexual ...

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REPORT: Indicted Former GOP House Speaker Dennis Hastert Was Being Blackmailed Over Sexual Misconduct

According to unnamed law enforcement officials, former GOP House Speaker Dennis Hastert was being blackmailed by someone with knowledge of Hastert having committed “sexual misconduct” with a male many years ago. Via the Los Angeles Times: One of the officials, who would not speak publicly about the federal charges in Chicago, said “Individual A,” as the person is described in ...

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Former GOP US House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted On Banking Charges

Via Chicago’s WGN-TV: Federal prosecutors have indicted former U.S. House Speaker House Dennis Hastert on bank-related charges. According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office was 73-year-old Hastert was charged “with structuring the withdrawal of $952,000 in cash in order to evade the requirement that banks report cash transactions over $10,000, and lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

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