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A Closer Look at the Charges Against Dennis Hastert

The charges against former U.S. Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert include perjury and using a complicated series of financial maneuvers to hide a $3.5 million payoff to someone from Yorkville, where he taught high school decades ago. We take a closer look at the legal issues behind the indictment and the possible ramifications. Read the indictment. Joining us are former federal prosecutor, Matthew Crowl who is a partner at Schiff Hardin LLP, and Patrick Collins who's a partner at Perkins Coie.

Sources: CNN, Chicago Tribune