Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty to a felony charge in front of a federal judge in Chicago.
The charges center around hush money Hastert paid to an unnamed individual. Officials have told multiple news outlets the charges involve some $3.5 million he paid to a male student to cover up sexual misconduct when Hastert was a high school teacher and wrestling coach.
Hastert could face up to six months in prison and as much as a $750,000 fine.
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