Illinois: So is this now the Denny Hastert law?

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    So is this now the Denny Hastert law?

    J. Dennis Hastert of Yorkville used to be thought of as one of the few Illinoisans to ever rise all the way to the rank of Speaker of the House of Representatives, and is actually the longest-serving Republican to ever hold that all-powerful political position. One that actually puts its occupant in line for the U.S. presidency in the event of an emergency that takes down both the president and vice-president. BUT JUST AS Dan Rostenkowski fell from grace and the notion he was the all-powerful chairman of House ways and means, Hastert also took a plunge in reputation. To ...

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