Tag: Dennis Hastert

Peter SchorschMarch 21, 2018
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8min360
A decade-old interview with CNN is showing Adam Putnam’s past may be a little harder to shake in his bid for Florida Governor. The recently unearthed video shows then-Congressman Putnam defending his “friend and mentor” Dennis Hastert, the longest-serving Republican House Speaker in history. At one time, Hastert was one of America’s most powerful politicians, […]

Jac VerSteegJune 8, 2015

4min315
One result of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s indictment is that Wheaton College has removed Hastert’s name from its J. Dennis Hastert Center for Economics, Government, and Public Policy. In a news release the college, in Wheaton, Illinois, said: “In light of the charges and allegations that have emerged, the College has re-designated the […]

Jac VerSteegJune 1, 2015

5min303
Mark Foley slowly has been returning to respectability. The former congressman from Palm Beach County resigned in 2006 after the public learned he had sent sexually-charged messages to male former congressional pages. Now, the emerging Dennis Hastert scandal is reminding Floridians of Foley’s misdeeds. After quitting Congress, Foley stayed out of sight for a while. […]


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