Remember When Dennis Hastert (and His Character Witnesses) Voted for a Bill Eliminating the Statute of Limitations for Child Sex Abuse Crimes?

This week, former House Speaker Dennis Hastert finally admitted to sexually abusing teenagers when he was a high school wrestling coach in the 1970s, and he was sentenced to 15 months in prison for steps he took to pay off one of his victims.

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sentenced to 15 Months In Prison in Hush-Money Sexual Abuse Case 

In a sentencing hearing Wednesday morning, former House Speaker Dennis Hastert acknowledged having sexually abused several boys while he was their wrestling coach in the 1970s. The judge described him as “a serial child molester,” then sentenced him to two years of supervised release. Later in the hearing, he added 15…

Why Is The University Of Chicago's Wrestling Coach Supporting Alleged Child Molester Dennis Hastert?

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty last October to one count of illegally structuring bank withdrawals, and will be sentenced to up to five years in prison by a federal judge later this week. But behind this technical-sounding crime is something truly horrific: According to the feds, the…

Dennis Hastert's Lawyers Question Whether or Not a 'Groin Rub...Qualifies as Sexual Misconduct'

After the Chicago Tribune reported that former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert paid millions of dollars in hush money to underage victims, four separate people came forward and made public allegations against him. Last week, a federal filing alleged that Hastert had sexually abused five minors while he was the…

Feds: Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sexually Abused Five Minors

After The Chicago Tribune reported on the millions of dollars in hush money former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert paid out several days ago, a new filing by federal prosecutors alleges that Hastert in fact sexually abused five minors during his time as a wrestling coach at Yorkville High School. One of the…

Report: Four People Have Accused Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert of Sexual Abuse 

In October, former House Speaker Dennis J. Hastert pleaded guilty to bank fraud and lying to the FBI about millions he paid to cover up what an indictment called “prior misconduct.” That “misconduct” is widely rumored to be sexual abuse, committed when Hastert was a wrestling coach; the Chicago Tribune now reports…

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert to Plead Guilty to Charges He Paid Hush Money to Sex Abuse Victim

Lawyers for ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert told a federal judge this morning that he will plead guilty later this month in a case where he’s accused of bank fraud and lying to the FBI. Several media outlets have reported that Hastert is suspected of agreeing to pay a man millions to cover up sexual abuse.