dennis hastert indicted

The true example of a "super-predator" appears to have been Hastert, a man who prosecutors say molested at least 4 boys, including a 14-year-old and one man was so damaged from this sexual assault he committed suicide.
He's been hospitalized for about six weeks.
This is not the first time Republicans have found themselves at a place where a Speaker of the House decided to resign because of intra-party fighting.
A plea deal would avert a trial and help keep any potentially embarrassing secrets quiet.
Hastert pleaded not guilty on all counts to lying to the FBI and attempting to evade federal banking rules in order to cover
Hastert made his first federal court appearance on Tuesday facing charges he paid hush money to a former student from his days as a Yorkville High School teacher and wrestling coach to cover up misconduct.
News of the May 28 indictment shocked the Illinois town of Yorkville, where Hastert used to be a high school teacher and
Burdge said she tried getting the word out to the media long before Hastert's indictment last week for lying to the FBI and
Watt’s measured reaction stood in contrast to his own Republican challenger at the time, who was calling for Hastert's resignation
Given opportunities over several days to clarify what exactly took place more than a decade ago, Watt’s office wouldn't talk