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No Sympathy for Perpetrators

Laura Landgraf | Posted 06.28.2016 | Crime
Laura Landgraf

I Am Not That Person. Just not. I admire those who are. But it’s not me. What am I talking about? I have very little sympathy and no empathy for chi...

The House That Denny Built

Scott Lilly | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics
Scott Lilly

That shocking reality should not only force us to see Dennis Hastert quite differently as an individual but also invites a second look at his speakership and the troubled period in which he served as the third highest public official in the nation.

Prosecutors: Former Speaker Hastert Molested At Least 4 Boys

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.09.2016 | Politics

By Letitia Stein (Reuters) - Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert's lawyers declined on Saturday to directly address sexual abuse allegations from...

Friday Talking Points -- Shutdown Follies

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Well, I have to admit -- I never thought John Boehner was stupid enough to shut the government down over Obamacare. Shows what I know, right? Sigh.

Former GOP House Speaker Sounds Warning About Boehner

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) cast concern on House Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) leadership after he moved to pass the fiscal cliff ...