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Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert of Illinois delivers remarks during the unveiling ceremony of his portrait at the U.S. Capitol July 28, 2009 in Washington, DC.
Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert of Illinois delivers remarks during the unveiling ceremony of his portrait at the U.S. Capitol July 28, 2009 in Washington, DC.

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Ex-lawmakers write letters in support of Dennis Hastert

A lawsuit has been filed against former Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert, demanding more than 1.8 million dollars to compensate for the alleged sexual abuse committed by Hastert when he was a wrestling coach. CNN's Jake Tapper reports.

Ex-lawmakers write letters in support of Dennis Hastert

A lawsuit has been filed against former Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert, demanding more than 1.8 million dollars to compensate for the alleged sexual abuse committed by Hastert when he was a wrestling coach. CNN's Jake Tapper reports.