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05/29/2015 10:34 am ET Updated May 29, 2015

Who Is Dennis Hastert?

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R) was indicted Thursday on charges of violating banking-related reporting requirements.

According to the AP, the Republican agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct" by Hastert.

Find out more about Hastert's background and history in the House below:

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Who Is Dennis Hastert?
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