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College drops Hastert's name from government and economics center

Ex-House speaker Dennis Hastert's alma mater, Wheaton College, announced Sunday that it was removing his name from its government and economics center. The move came following Hastert's indictment last Thursday on charges that he lied to the FBI as part of an effort to hide $3.5 million in hush money he allegedly paid someone to cover up sexual molestation claims. The misconduct allegedly occurred when Hastert, an Illinois Republican, was a high school wrestling coach and teacher.