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Ex-Speaker Dennis Hastert Recently Hospitalized: Document

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    A letter recently written to the judge in Dennis Hastert’s hush-money trial indicates that he was recently hospitalized. (Published Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015)

    A letter recently written to the judge in Dennis Hastert’s hush-money trial indicates that he was recently hospitalized.

    The note written on the former speaker’s behalf reads: "In light of his recent hospital stay, I would hope that probation in lieu of confinement would be considered.”

    The Associated Press reported in July 2006 that Hastert was hospitalized for cellulitis, a skin condition.

    Hastert is due to be sentenced in February for making illegal bank withdrawals, reportedly in an effort to cover up sexual misconduct against a student when he was a high school coach.

    Hastert Pleads Guilty in Hush-Money Sceme

    [CHI] Hastert Pleads Guilty in Hush-Money Sceme
    Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges that he intentionally disguised large bank withdrawals in an effort to conceal payments to a past acquaintance. NBC 5's Phil Rogers reports. (Published Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015)

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