Dennis Hastert

Hastert Sentencing Postponed; Attorney Says Former Speaker Nearly DiedA federal judge has agreed to delay sentencing for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert in his hush-money case, after the Illinois Republican’s attorneys revealed he nearly died in November when he suffered a severe blood infection.
Hastert Attorneys Ask For Sentencing Delay, Citing Former Speaker's HealthDennis Hastert was accused in May of evading banking regulations as part of a plan to pay hush money to conceal "prior misconduct."
Former Speaker Hastert Hospitalized After StrokeFacing up to 5 years in prison in a hush money case, former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been hospitalized the past six weeks after suffering a stroke.
Former U.S. House Speaker Hastert Pleads Guilty In Hush Money CaseFormer U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has pleaded guilty to illegally structuring bank withdrawals in an effort to conceal hush money payments, under a plea agreement that includes a sentence recommendation of up to 6 months in prison.
Ex-Speaker Hastert Plans To Plead Guilty In Hush Money CaseAttorneys for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert have told a federal judge he intends to plead guilty in a case alleging he agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to cover up misconduct from before his time in politics.
Lawyers Reveal Both Sides In Hastert Plea NegotiationsProsecutors and defense attorneys for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert have told a federal judge they're talking about a possible plea deal in the Republican's hush-money case.
Blagojevich, Hastert Prosecutor Leaving To Become Cook County JudgeA federal prosecutor who played a central role in former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's trial and who is on the team prosecuting Dennis Hastert is leaving to become an Illinois judge.
Hastert Attorneys Shed Light On Strategy, Gear Up For TrialDennis Hastert’s lawyers will try to defend the former U.S. House speaker against allegations that he lied to the FBI and skirted banking laws by first picking apart the indictment unveiled by federal prosecutors in May.
Hastert Lawyer: Leaks About Alleged Sex Abuse "Unconscionable"Thomas Green, Hastert's New-York based defense attorney, said during a status hearing in Chicago that he's concerned information that's been disclosed to the media may inhibit Hastert's right to a fair trial.
Judge To Continue To Preside In Hastert CaseFederal judge who donated to Dennis Hastert will remain on former speaker's hush-money case.
Sources: Hastert's Attorneys To File Waiver Allowing Judge Durkin To Remain On CaseThe attorneys representing former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert will file a waiver to allow U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin to continue to preside over the case, sources tell CBS 2
Hastert Case Not First Media Frenzy At Dirksen Federal BuildingCBS 2’s Dana Kozlov takes a look at some of the sad and surreal moments.

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