The judge had previously donated to Dennis Hastert's campaign.
Due to previous donations to Hastert's campaigns, the assigned judge should recuse himself.
The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests challenged lawmakers to take it down.
The report says ex-Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.) found out about the allegations years ago.
Federal judge donated to Hastert's congressional campaigns.
A research center at Wheaton College was named for the former Speaker.
The person identified as "individual A" in an indictment was a male.
Hastert has been released on his own recognizance.
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Judge Thomas has recused himself; the ball is now in the U.S. attorney's court.
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is giving the $10,000 to a faith-based group.
Some wonder whether anyone sought to use Hastert's secret against him.
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"It's very disturbing what is happening," said the House majority leader.
A report on child abuse from his time as a state legislator was uncovered.
Earnest noted it is unclear whether the charges are related to Hastert’s service in government.
The former Speaker will leave his position at law and lobby firm Dickstein Shapiro.
Though a current bill is stalled in the House, some in the GOP are still pushing reform.
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