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Hastert rose to speakership among the scandals of others

Hastert rose to speakership among the scandals of others

Dennis Hastert's career as House speaker both arose and ended amid the sex-related scandals of others.

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2012 Elections

Kansas Tax Cuts Endanger Republican Gov. Sam Brownback

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's steep tax cuts have failed to stimulate economic growth in Kansas, making him vulnerable to a Democratic challenger.

Times Minute | Sochi's Closing Ceremony

Also on the Minute, Ukraine's parliament takes control and oysters make a comeback. By: Carrie Halperin

 
 
KIRO 7 Eyewitness News for iPad

KIRO 7 Eyewitness News for iPad

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