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The child molester among us

In 1987, I sat down for a bowl of chili and a beer (or two or three) with a newly-elected Congressman and his chief...

Former Speaker Hastert headed for prison

Dennis Hastert, the Republican who for eight years presided over the House and was second in the line of succession to the presidency, was...

Hastert’s sordid sexual abuse of students

Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to a person the former House speaker sexually abused when the victim was a 14-year-old wrestler on...

Hastert set for court appearance

Dennis Hastert is set to appear in court Tuesday for the first time since an indictment nearly two weeks ago alleged the former U.S....

Some Q&A on Dennis Hastert’s sex mess

The federal judge presiding over former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert's hush-money case donated money to the then-Illinois congressman, but he has not said...

Hastert facing judge, former contributor

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is set to make his first court appearance in his hush-money case on Thursday, when he is expected...

Hastert paid millions to conceal sexual molestation

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with...

Ex-House Speaker Hastert indicted for paying hush money

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was...

What scandal was Hastert trying to hide?

A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Illinois Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money...

Paul Ryan talks collaboration, not confrontation

To hear Rep. Paul Ryan tell it, a bipartisan group of congressional negotiators has the chance to take the first steps toward fixing a...