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Dennis Hastert Allegedly Engaged in Sexual Misconduct During Time as Teacher, Sources SayFormer House Speaker Dennis Hastert allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct during his time as a high school wrestling coach and history teacher, ABC News has learned from sources with knowledge of the case. Associates and former colleagues of Hastert expressed surprise and dismay today over allegations that he disbursed $1.7 million in hush money payments to conceal alleged misconduct from a period before he entered politics. The school district that employed Hastert from 1965 to 1981 as a high school history teacher and wrestling coach noted it "was first made aware of any concerns regarding Mr. Hastert when the federal indictment was released" Thursday.


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Another round of rain brings more serious flooding in TexasHOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters submerged highways and threatened homes Friday in Texas as another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms that have killed at least 22 people and left 13 missing.


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The election of a woman president would mean that for the first time, the first lady would be … a man.


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