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US House Speaker Paul Ryan 'can't back Trump'

US House Speaker Paul Ryan has said he cannot currently support Donald Trump as Republican presidential nominee. 217 more words


John Boehner says Ted Cruz is 'Lucifer' And A 'Miserable Son Of A Bitch'

(WTNH) –John Boehner really doesn’t like Ted Cruz.

According to The Stanford Daily, the former House speaker did an interview at Stanford University on Wednesday and discussed the 2016 election. 157 more words



In the flurry of nonsense that is a campaign year, a story surfaced and slipped through the cracks getting minimal attention.  A 74-year-old frail man was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for a bank fraud case that was linked to alleged sexual assaults on teenage boys some 30 years ago.  222 more words

Former House Speaker Hastert Gets 15 Months In Hush Money Case, Admits To Sex Abuse

CHICAGO (CBSNewYork/CBS Chicago/CBS News) — Calling Dennis Hastert a “serial child molester,” a federal judge sentenced the former U.S. House Speaker to 15 months in prison on Wednesday for charges related to sex abuse. 1,226 more words


Alberta PC boss Ric McIver back in house after yelling and shouting gets him kicked out

EDMONTON – Alberta Progressive Conservative Leader Ric McIver returned to the legislature Tuesday without having to apologize for the insubordination that got him kicked out in the first place. 593 more words


House Speaker Ryan rules out presidential bid

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday definitively ruled out a bid for president this year, insisting that the party’s choice should emerge from the group of candidates who pursued the GOP nomination. 562 more words


Former House Speaker Apologizes For Sexual Abuse 'Transgressions'

According to prosecutors, former Republican speaker of the House Dennis Hastert molested at least four boys.

A separate investigation involving financial misconduct brought these accusations to the forefront. 238 more words