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  Dennis Hastert reaches plea deal, to admit wrongdoing
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Last EditedRP  Oct 15, 2015 10:37am
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AuthorJason Meisner
MediaNewspaper - Chicago Tribune
News DateThursday, October 15, 2015 04:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionLawyers for Dennis Hastert said Thursday that the former U.S. House speaker plans to plead guilty to an indictment that alleges he agreed to make $3.5 million in hush-money payments to cover up wrongdoing from years ago.

Though the indictment hints only at the alleged wrongdoing, federal law enforcement sources have told the Tribune that Hastert was paying to cover up sexual abuse of a Yorkville High School student years ago.
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