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GOP House 'Insurgents' Pushing To Weaponize The 'Hastert Rule'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

For those of you keeping up with the myriad reasons that the current push for comprehensive immigration reform might come to nothing -- which include ...

Is Losing The New GOP Strategy?

New York Magazine | Jonathan Chait | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Now why, you might ask, would Republicans tolerate the passage of a bill they overwhelmingly oppose? They didn’t have to pass it — they could have...

Ethan Hastert Fundraising Off His Father For Congress

Politico | JOSH KRAUSHAAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican Ethan Hastert may be trying to create his own political brand in Illinois as he challenges Democratic Rep. Bill Foster, but he's already wo...

CIA 'Whistleblower' Informed Hastert Of Harman Wiretap Being Suppressed

CQ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert says he learned from a CIA-connected "whistleblower" in 2006 that Bush administration officials were suppressin...

Hastert Now Lobbying For Turkey

Crain's Chicago Business | Paul Merrion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert, R-Plano, is now lobbying for the Republic of Turkey, according to papers filed last week with the Justi...

Former Speaker Hastert 'Individual C' In Blagojevich Complaint: Crain's

Crain's Chicago Business | Robert Herguth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former U.S. House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert is the ex-congressman anonymously referenced in the criminal complaint against Gov. Rod Blagojevich, sourc...

When A Picture Will Suffice

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

In just two short years, the face of America looks very different... and well-represented, for a change.

Hastert: Palin Only "Real American Family Person" In Race

Progress Illinois | Adam Doster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Like other Illinois conservatives, former Speaker Dennis Hastert is thrilled with John McCain's vice presidential pick, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. W...

Hastert Resigning From House Later Tonight

AP | Deanna Bellandi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, who made a farewell speech to House colleagues 11 day earlier, made his resignation official Monday with a letter...