Life and Career of Dennis Hastert
Speaker Hastert talked about his career in Congress, his background as an educator and his hopes for the 106th Congress. He described… read more
Speaker Hastert talked about his career in Congress, his background as an educator and his hopes for the 106th Congress. He described how his teaching and coaching career affected his choice to run for the state legislature and then Congress. He also talked about his childhood growing up in Northern Illinois, his parents, and his college education. He was elected speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives in January 1999. close
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