Interactive timeline of Dennis Hastert's career

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert faces a sentencing hearing in his federal hush money case Wednesday.

Click through this interactive timeline to track his path from being the longest-serving GOP speaker in history to being the focus of a yearlong federal court case.

Small town turns on Hastert as details of allegations emerge

Hastert revelations could increase chances for prison time

Hastert defense: Motel sex abuse claims ‘ambiguous’

Judge suggests he'll factor in Hastert lies for sentencing

Hastert's past comments contrast with misconduct allegations

Judge: Hastert support letters must be public to be considered in sentencing

Politicians, family among letter-writers asking leniency for Hastert

Ex-congressmen send letters asking for leniency for Hastert

Patriot Act that Hastert heralded helped bring his downfall

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