UPDATE on April 27, 2016: Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release. Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday, April 27, for his guilty plea last October to structuring—a type of money laundering. The charges stem from hush money he is accused of paying to at least one youth he allegedly sexually abused while a teacher and coach in Illinois decades ago. Although the charge carries up to five years in prison, the government is recommending up to six months in prison. He could even receive a non-incarceration sentence which is what the defense is seeking. Hastert reportedly paid $1.7 million to an accuser between 2010 and 2014. This was part of an oral agreement to pay a total of $3.5 million in exchange…

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