Dennis Hastert

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.
Hastert Pleads Not Guilty To Federal IndictmentFormer U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he paid hush money to conceal wrongdoing before he entered politics, and lied to the FBI when questioned about the money.
Hastert Arraignment Creates Media Frenzy At Federal CourthouseA swarm of local and national media has descended on the Dirksen Federal Courthouse in the Loop, as former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert prepares to appear before a judge to enter his plea to charges tied to apparent hush money payments to cover up sexual abuse allegations.
Dennis Hastert Hires High-Powered Attorney For Arraignment TuesdayFormer House Speaker and Suburban Congressman Dennis Hastert's disappearing act is coming to an end.
Woman Says Hastert Sexually Abused Her BrotherJolene Burdge of Billings, Montana, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the FBI interviewed her in mid-May about Hastert. She said her brother told her before he died in 1995 that his first homosexual contact was with Hastert and that the relationship lasted through all of his high school years.
Hastert Arraignment Delayed Until Next WeekA federal judge has delayed former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s arraignment on charges he agreed to pay $3.5 million in apparent hush money to a longtime acquaintance, and lied to federal investigators who questioned Hastert’s suspicious bank withdrawals.