May 29, 2015
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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted On Federal Charges

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - The Justice Department has indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert on reporting evasion charges and lying to the FBI as part of an effort to pay off victims of "prior bad acts."
May 28, 2015

Former US House of Representatives speaker charged with trying to conceal $3.5m paid to victim of “prior bad acts" buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/fo…

May 28, 2015

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted On Federal Charges bzfd.it/1PRx7m4

May 28, 2015

I kind of love that @buzzfeed is leading with this right now: bzfd.it/1PRnBzk. It’s not just for listicles & quizzes anymore. #legit

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How We're Voting on the Union, and Why

gawker.com — Yesterday, Gawker Media announced that we will be holding an election next week to vote on whether our editorial staffers want to form a union. The purpose of this post is to allow our writers to discuss how they're voting, and why.
May 28, 2015

Good on @Gawker for creating an open thread for writers to debate their upcoming union vote. It's worth reading. gawker.com/how-were-votin…

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Local reporter fatally shot in D.C.

washingtonpost.com — A woman who was one of four people shot in separate incidents in Southeast Washington Wednesday night has died, according to D.C. police. The fatal shooting occurred about 9:40 p.m. near Alabama Avenue and Good Hope Road SE, in the area of the Good Hope Marketplace, a shopping center that includes a grocery store, banks and restaurants.
May 28, 2015

RT @NewhouseSU: Condolences to the friends & family of alumna @CharniceMilton G'11, killed last night in DC while on assignment http://t.co…

May 28, 2015

RT @MrDanZak: A 27-year-old D.C. reporter was shot & killed last night after covering a community meeting. washingtonpost.com/local/crime/wo…

May 28, 2015

RT @JamesVGrimaldi: Journalist Charnice Milton, 27, died on her way home after covering a community meeting about DC's Eastern Market. washingtonpost.com/local/crime/wo…

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Former U.S. Speaker Of The House Dennis Hastert Indicted

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - U.S. Attorney Zachary T. Fardon agreed to withhold details of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert's alleged "prior misconduct" against an unidentified individual as part of an indictment against the Illinois Republican, two sources familiar with the case told BuzzFeed News.
May 29, 2015

Find the latest on the indictment of former Speaker Hastert at the @BuzzFeedNews breaking news post: buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/fo…

May 28, 2015

RT @mckaycoppins: Sources: Hastert Lawyers Asked U.S. Attorney To Withhold Details Of Alleged “Misconduct” buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/fo… via @dcbigjohn

May 28, 2015

Sources: Hastert Lawyers Asked U.S. Attorney To Withhold Details Of Alleged “Misconduct” buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/fo… via @dcbigjohn

May 28, 2015

“It was a small town, if you farted it was going to be big news.” —Hastert's assistant wrestling coach buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/fo…

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I love my wife bonus - deal with it!

nypost.com — In her book "Primates of Park Avenue," out Tuesday, New York writer Wednesday Martin sensationally reveals the trend for bankers' wives to receive so-called "wife bonuses" - a percentage of their husband's company bonus in return for managing the household and supporting him in his career.
May 28, 2015

Trolling, trolling, trolling: I get a wife bonus and I deserve it, so STFU | New York Post nypost.com/2015/05/28/i-l…

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