Thursday, August 23, 2007

Hastert Won't Even Stay Until End Of His Term

Fat Bastert fleeing the coup Thinkprogress:

Last week, Rep. Dennis Hastert (R-IL) announced that he will not seek re-election in 2008. In his e-mail newsletter today, Robert Novak reported that Hastert won’t be finishing out his term and will retire on Nov. 6:
An Illinois Republican source tells us former Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) plans to resign November 6 this year instead of finishing out his term. This would create a vacancy and trigger a special election in the 14th District. ...
I'm guessing one of his many scandals may be chasing him out the door.