Dennis Hastert

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert departs the federal courthouse Wednesday in Chicago, after his sentencing on federal banking charges which he pled guilty to last year. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Former speaker Hastert sentenced to more than year in prison

CHICAGO — Dennis Hastert, the Republican who for eight years presided over…

 

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert leaves the federal courthouse Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Dennis Hastert pleads guilty, acknowledges hush-money scheme

CHICAGO — Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty Wednesday to evading banking laws in…

 

AP Photo/Christian K. LeeFormer House Speaker Dennis Hastert departs the federal courthouse Tuesday

Hastert makes 1st court appearance in hush-money case

A somber Dennis Hastert appeared in court Tuesday for the first time…

 

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert departs the federal courthouse Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago after his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct. AP Photo/Christian K. Lee

Hastert makes 1st court appearance in hush-money case

A somber Dennis Hastert appeared in court Tuesday for the first time…

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert departs the federal courthouse Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago after his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct. AP Photo/Christian K. Lee
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Ex-US Speaker charged in relation to payments of hush money

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in…

AP Photo/Seth Perlman