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Hastert to Report to Prison
Former House speaker got 15 months in hush-money scheme that revealed past sex abuse

Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison in April. (J. Scott Ferrell/ CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert will report to a prison this week following his conviction in a hush-money scheme that revealed he sexually abused minors decades ago, his lawyer confirmed to The Associated Press .  

His attorney, Thomas Green, said Monday that Hastert  will report to the Rochester Federal Medical Center in Minnesota, which provides intensive health care to its prisoners. He must report by Wednesday.