One of the celebrity speakers at Saturday's Women's March on Washington was singer Madonna. Staying rather true to her "Rebel Heart" persona, she...
Well well well check this out. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House is waving good-bye to the very man who he has described in the past as “his least favorite
Back in June 2009 when John Bercow was elected Speaker of the House of Commons he said he would serve for nine years, so if he honours his promise we are around 18 months from the election of a new Speaker. Ladbrokes have put up a market on who the new Speaker will be, I […]
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) seems to be constitutionally unable to avoid making misstatements about the Affordable Care Act or Medicare, two programs he has the knives out for. He doesn’t put it that way, of course — he hides his demolition plans behind the language of “fixing” the programs,...
Dennis Hastert has had seven months behind bars to figure out his next move, and he's just made a big one. The former US speaker of the House is not only asking a judge to spurn a breach-of-contract complaint filed against him by a man who says Hastert sexually abused...
Former Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert, sentenced to 15 months in jail for federal financial crimes stemming from his attempts to pay off a man he allegedly sexually abused years ago, is now trying to get that man to return $1 million in so-called "hush money" to him. [ more › ]
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CHUTZPAH: Dennis Hastert Countersues Assault Victim to Pay Back Hush Money. Imprisoned former House Speaker Dennis Hastert wants one of his sexual-abuse victims to return the $1.7 million in hush money the Illinois Republican paid him over several years, according to a court filing this week in a civil case. The document is a counter […]
President-elect Donald Trump, as is his wont, has been making contradictory statements all month about the fate of Obamacare, variously stating that he favors and opposes House Speaker Paul Ryan’s plan of “repeal and replace.” In anShow More Summary
Honolulu Civil Beat reports that Hawaii Governor David Ige says he’s open to the idea of studying the possibility of toll roads, as proposed by House Speaker Joe Souki. The post Tolling Gains Traction in Hawaii as Governor Says He is Open to a Study appeared first on Toll Roads News.
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, serving prison time for a financial crime stemming from a child sex abuse scandal, has filed a lawsuit seeking the return of $1.7 million in hush money the disgraced politician admitted paying to one of his accusers. The filing was made in response to a...
Imprisoned former House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) is suing one of the victims he sexual abused decades earlier in an effort to recoup the $1.7 million Hastert paid in hush money. In his countersuit filed Wednesday, Hastert asked...Show More Summary
The House speaker and serial child molester wants his hush money back now that hes in prison.
The former speaker of the House wants back money he paid to cover up his past sexual abuse of a teenager, according to court documents.
A Texas bill that would regulate bathroom access for transgender residents is getting assailed by an unlikely source. Texas House Speaker Joe Straus broke with his fellow Republicans by condemning the state's Senate Bill 6 on Wednesday. Show More Summary
In a new interview with genial softball pitcher Charlie Rose, House Speaker Paul Ryan took some time to explain how Republicans would replace Obamacare. He recited some standard policy planks he's offered before without any important specifics. Show More Summary
(Photo: AP/Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Vice President-elect Mike Pence, Speaker Paul Ryan, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and Majority Whip Steve Scalise speak during a news conference after...Show More Summary
The Journal Times reports, “Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos conceded Wednesday that gas taxes “probably” aren’t going to be increased to pay for road improvements, given Gov. Scott Walker’s opposition to that approach.” (The report...Show More Summary
Associated Press reports, “Hawaii House Speaker Joseph Souki says he wants to study whether it would make sense to install tolls on roads to reduce heavy traffic.” The post Hawaii House Speaker Proposes Tolling Study appeared first on Toll Roads News.
Medicare works. It’s far more efficient, cost effective, and affordable than private sector health insurance. Not surprisingly, it’s also a lot more popular. It should be extended to all of us. Instead, House Speaker Paul Ryan is working...Show More Summary