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AP Source: Hastert Paid To Keep Old Sex Abuse Claims Secret

May 30
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said.

Democrats' 2016 Field Set To Grow With O'Malley's Entry

May 30
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is ready to enter the Democratic presidential campaign with a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the 2016 nomination.

'It Was Sex,' Fed Sources on Hastert Pay Offs

By EDGE | May 29
Dennis Hastert's scandal thickened on Friday afternoon when the Los Angeles Times revealed that the former Speaker of the House was "paying an individual from his past to conceal sexual misconduct."

For O'Malley, a Lot Riding on Iowa in 2016 Campaign

By Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey | May 29
Martin O'Malley is returning to the state that introduced him to presidential politics three decades ago, when he played guitar and knocked on doors for Gary Hart.

Santorum 'Sickened' by Josh Duggar's Behavior

By EDGE | May 29
What a difference a snub followed by a molestation scandal can make.

Reisner Giveth & Taketh Away: Gay Hotelier Gets Refund for Cruz Donation

By EDGE | May 29
Ted Cruz's presidential campaign was $2,700 richer in April. That was of course before publicity beleaguered gay hotelier Ian Reisner asked for his money back.

Former NY GOP Gov Pataki in the Race for President

By Holly Ramer | May 28
George Pataki, the 9/11-era New York governor who achieved electoral success as a Republican in a heavily Democratic state, announced his candidacy for the presidential nomination Thursday, offering himself as a unifying figure in a divided nation.

Where They Stand: George Pataki on Issues of 2016 Campaign

May 28
Former New York Gov. George Pataki has entered the contest for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Here's a look at where the three-term governor stands on various issues that will be debated in the GOP primaries.

Bush's Busy Role on Corporate Boards Could Become 2016 Issue

By Ronnie Greene | May 28
During his transition from Florida governor to likely presidential candidate, Jeb Bush served on the boards or as an adviser to at least 15 companies and nonprofits.

Where They Stand: Rick Santorum on Key Campaign Issues

By Catherine Lucey | May 28
A look at where former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum stands on some key issues as he opens his race for the Republican presidential nomination:

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